Dividend Growth of BankUnited, Inc.(BKU)

BankUnited(BKU) is having a Dividend Yield of 2.11% with the Annual cash Dividend per share of $0.84. The last quarter cash dividend per share pay out was $0.21. BankUnited has a 5 year average dividend yield of 2.69% and the stock has a Indicated annual dividend of $0.84. BankUnited(BKU) formally announced its most recent dividend on December 28, 2016 with a Dividend per share of $0.21. The new indicated annual dividend based on announced dividend per share is $0.84. The dividend yield based on the forward looking indicated annual dividend is 2.11%. BankUnited(BKU) has the most recent dividend payout ratio of 0.4 with a 5-year average payout ratio of 0.42. The 5 year historical dividend growth of BankUnited(BKU) is at the rate of 3.29% while the R-Squared dividend growth is 0.38. If the value of R-Square is close to one, it indicates a perfect fit and the higher value conforms to the regression line while data close to zero indicates the opposite.

BankUnited, Inc. (NYSE:BKU) rose 0.15% or 0.06 points on Thursday and made its way into the gainers of the day. After trading began at $39.61 the stock was seen hitting $39.86 as a peak level and $39.47 as the lowest level. The stock ended up at $39.83. The daily volume was measured at 636,169 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $40.24 and the 52-week low is $27.85. The company has a market cap of $4,149 million. Shares of BankUnited, Inc. rose by 2.68% in the last five trading days and 12.2% for the last 4 weeks. BankUnited, Inc. is up 15.94% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 6.28%.

Currently the company Insiders own 5.1% of BankUnited, Inc. shares according to the proxy statements. In the past twelve weeks, the net percent change held by company insiders has changed by -11.84% . Institutional Investors own 96.92% of BankUnited, Inc. shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of -21.17%. Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Dec 12, 2016, Jeffrey Starr (Officer of Subsidiary) sold 5,000 shares at 37.57 per share price.On Dec 12, 2016, Eugene F Demark (director) sold 1,000 shares at 37.54 per share price.On Aug 1, 2016, Mark Bagnoli (Officer of Subsidiary) sold 2,000 shares at 30.11 per share price.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.BankUnited was Upgraded by Hovde Group on Feb 14, 2017 to Outperform, Price Target of the shares are set at $44.BankUnited was Initiated by FIG Partners to Market Perform on Dec 1, 2016.

BankUnited Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Jan 25, 2017. The company reported $0.59 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.05. Analyst had a consensus of $0.54. The company had revenue of $256.80 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $254.42 million. The companys revenue was up 10.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.52 EPS.

BankUnited, Inc. through its subsidiaries provides various financial products and services to commercial and consumer customers in the United States. Products and services offered by the bank includes checking accounts, money market deposit accounts, savings accounts, and certificates of deposit; and loan portfolio comprises small business loans, residential mortgage loans, commercial and residential real estate loans, equipment loans, term loans, asset-backed loans, letters of credit, commercial lines of credit, and lease financing, as well as consumer loans consisting of home equity loans, auto, boat, and personal installment loans. It also provides wealth management products, such as mutual funds, annuities, life insurance, and individual securities; and succession planning, estate planning, and financial planning services to individuals and business owners. BankUnited, Inc. is headquartered in Miami Lakes, Florida.

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