Hope Bancorp Inc (HOPE) To Go Ex-Dividend on July 25th

Hope Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:HOPE) announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, July 16th, NASDAQ reports. Stockholders of record on Friday, July 26th will be given a dividend of 0.14 per share by the financial services provider on Friday, August 9th. This represents a $0.56 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.91%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 25th.

Hope Bancorp has a dividend payout ratio of 38.1% indicating that its dividend is sufficiently covered by earnings. Equities research analysts expect Hope Bancorp to earn $1.35 per share next year, which means the company should continue to be able to cover its $0.56 annual dividend with an expected future payout ratio of 41.5%.

Shares of NASDAQ HOPE opened at $14.31 on Tuesday. Hope Bancorp has a 1 year low of $11.37 and a 1 year high of $17.92. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $13.64. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.82 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.94, a P/E/G ratio of 1.33 and a beta of 1.48. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.50, a quick ratio of 1.03 and a current ratio of 1.03.

Hope Bancorp (NASDAQ:HOPE) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, July 16th. The financial services provider reported $0.34 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.35 by ($0.01). Hope Bancorp had a return on equity of 9.12% and a net margin of 23.98%. The firm had revenue of $129.51 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $133.30 million. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.36 EPS. Analysts anticipate that Hope Bancorp will post 1.34 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of brokerages recently issued reports on HOPE. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Zafgen from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Yirendai from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, May 3rd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and three have given a hold rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $16.00.

Hope Bancorp Company Profile

Hope Bancorp, Inc operates as the bank holding company for Bank of Hope that provides banking services to small and medium-sized businesses and individuals in the United States. The company offers personal and business checking, money market, savings, time deposit, and individual retirement accounts.

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Dividend History for Hope Bancorp (NASDAQ:HOPE)

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