Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/2/13, Peoples Federal Bancshares, Inc. (PEOP) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.04, payable on 5/17/13. As a percentage of PEOP's recent stock price of $18.55, this dividend works out to approximately 0.22%.
Below is a dividend history chart for PEOP, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.04 declared by Peoples Federal Bancshares, Inc.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from PEOP is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.86% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of PEOP shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, PEOP's low point in its 52 week range is $15.50 per share, with $19.28 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $18.55.
In Tuesday trading, Peoples Federal Bancshares, Inc. shares are currently down about 1% on the day.