New York Community Bancorp, Inc. ( NYCB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 13, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.17 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 28, 2019. Shareholders who purchased NYCB prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 14th quarter that NYCB has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $11.25, the dividend yield is 6.04%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NYCB was $11.25, representing a -11.56% decrease from the 52 week high of $12.72 and a 30.66% increase over the 52 week low of $8.61.
NYCB is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. ( BHLB ) and Heritage Financial Corporation ( HFWA ). NYCB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.78. Zacks Investment Research reports NYCB's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as -.12%, compared to an industry average of 3.7%.
Interested in gaining exposure to NYCB through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have NYCB as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is FTXO with an increase of 9.51% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of NYCB at 7.39%.
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