Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/8/13, German American Bancorp Inc (GABC) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.15, payable on 5/20/13. As a percentage of GABC's recent stock price of $20.64, this dividend works out to approximately 0.73%, so look for shares of German American Bancorp Inc to trade 0.73% lower — all else being equal — when GABC shares open for trading on 5/8/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for GABC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.15 declared by German American 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 GABC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.91% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of GABC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, GABC's low point in its 52 week range is $17.86 per share, with $25.42 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $20.64.
In Monday trading, German American Bancorp Inc shares are currently trading flat on the day.