People's United Financial, Inc. ( PBCT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 30, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.177 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 15, 2019. Shareholders who purchased PBCT prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 1.14% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $17.26, the dividend yield is 4.11%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PBCT was $17.26, representing a -10.89% decrease from the 52 week high of $19.37 and a 26.35% increase over the 52 week low of $13.66.
PBCT is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as HSBC Holdings plc ( HSBC ) and E*TRADE Financial Corporation ( ETFC ). PBCT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.29. Zacks Investment Research reports PBCT's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 5.34%, compared to an industry average of 5.9%.
Interested in gaining exposure to PBCT through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PBCT as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is SDY with an increase of 4.34% over the last 100 days. FTXO has the highest percent weighting of PBCT at 7.9%.
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