Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/3/13, BCB Bancorp Inc (BCBP) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.12, payable on 5/17/13. As a percentage of BCBP's recent stock price of $10.42, this dividend works out to approximately 1.15%, so look for shares of BCB Bancorp Inc to trade 1.15% lower — all else being equal — when BCBP shares open for trading on 5/3/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for BCBP, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.12 declared by BCB 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 BCBP is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.61% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of BCBP shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, BCBP's low point in its 52 week range is $8.71 per share, with $10.99 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $10.42.
In Wednesday trading, BCB Bancorp Inc shares are currently trading flat on the day.