Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/8/13, HF Financial Corp. (HFFC) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.1125, payable on 5/17/13. As a percentage of HFFC's recent stock price of $13.52, this dividend works out to approximately 0.83%, so look for shares of HF Financial Corp. to trade 0.83% lower — all else being equal — when HFFC shares open for trading on 5/8/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for HFFC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.1125 declared by HF Financial Corp.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from HFFC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.33% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of HFFC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, HFFC's low point in its 52 week range is $11.00 per share, with $14.55 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $13.52.
In Monday trading, HF Financial Corp. shares are currently off about 1.3% on the day.