Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/1/13, Ocean Shore Holding Co (OSHC) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.06, payable on 5/24/13. As a percentage of OSHC's recent stock price of $14.89, this dividend works out to approximately 0.40%.
Below is a dividend history chart for OSHC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.06 declared by Ocean Shore Holding Co:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from OSHC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.61% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of OSHC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, OSHC's low point in its 52 week range is $11.25 per share, with $15.99 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $14.89.
In Monday trading, Ocean Shore Holding Co shares are currently up about 0.9% on the day.