Webster Financial Corporation ( WBS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 03, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.33 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 20, 2018. Shareholders who purchased WBS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 26.92% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $64.91, the dividend yield is 2.03%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WBS was $64.91, representing a -6.78% decrease from the 52 week high of $69.63 and a 47.39% increase over the 52 week low of $44.04.
WBS is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ) and Bank of America Corporation ( BAC ). WBS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.11. Zacks Investment Research reports WBS's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 40.88%, compared to an industry average of 22.9%.
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