Westwood Holdings Group Inc ( WHG ) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 29, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.4 per share scheduled for December 14, 2012. Shareholders who purchased WHG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 8.11% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $38.75, the dividend yield is 4.13%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WHG was $38.75, representing a -5.9% decrease from the 52 week high of $41.18 and a 13.74% increase over the 52 week low of $34.07.
WHG is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Franklin Resources, Inc. ( BEN ) and AMERIPRISE FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC. ( AMP ). WHG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.73. Zacks Investment Research reports WHG's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -14.95%, compared to an industry average of .1%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the WHG Dividend History page.