Westamerica Bancorporation ( WABC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 04, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.39 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 19, 2017. Shareholders who purchased WABC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 7th quarter that WABC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $54.46, the dividend yield is 2.86%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WABC was $54.46, representing a -16.65% decrease from the 52 week high of $65.34 and a 19.38% increase over the 52 week low of $45.62.
WABC is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ) and Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ). WABC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.31.
Interested in gaining exposure to WABC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WABC as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR SSGA US Small Cap Low Volatility Index ETF ( SMLV ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is SMLV with an decrease of -0.6% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WABC at 1.08%.