Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/2/13, Peoples Bancorp, Inc. (PEBO) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.14, payable on 5/20/13. As a percentage of PEBO's recent stock price of $20.21, this dividend works out to approximately 0.69%, so look for shares of Peoples Bancorp, Inc. to trade 0.69% lower — all else being equal — when PEBO shares open for trading on 5/2/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for PEBO, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.14 declared by Peoples Bancorp, Inc. :
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from PEBO is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.77% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of PEBO shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, PEBO's low point in its 52 week range is $17.54 per share, with $23.93 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $20.21.
In Tuesday trading, Peoples Bancorp, Inc. shares are currently up about 0.3% on the day.