Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/8/13, Investors Bancorp Inc (ISBC) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.05, payable on 5/24/13. As a percentage of ISBC's recent stock price of $19.72, this dividend works out to approximately 0.25%.
Below is a dividend history chart for ISBC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.05 declared by Investors 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 ISBC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.01% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of ISBC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, ISBC's low point in its 52 week range is $14.49 per share, with $19.90 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $19.74.
In Monday trading, Investors Bancorp Inc shares are currently off about 0.2% on the day.