Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/8/13, Salisbury Bancorp, Inc. (SAL) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.28, payable on 5/31/13. As a percentage of SAL's recent stock price of $26.50, this dividend works out to approximately 1.06%, so look for shares of Salisbury Bancorp, Inc. to trade 1.06% lower — all else being equal — when SAL shares open for trading on 5/8/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for SAL, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.28 declared by Salisbury 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 SAL is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.23% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of SAL shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, SAL's low point in its 52 week range is $22.75 per share, with $28.47 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $26.50.
In Monday trading, Salisbury Bancorp, Inc. shares are currently trading flat on the day.