Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/9/13, WVS Financial Corp. (WVFC) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.04, payable on 5/23/13. As a percentage of WVFC's recent stock price of $11.60, this dividend works out to approximately 0.34%.
Below is a dividend history chart for WVFC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.04 declared by WVS 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 WVFC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.38% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of WVFC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, WVFC's low point in its 52 week range is $6.63 per share, with $13.63 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $11.60.
In Tuesday trading, WVS Financial Corp. shares are currently down about 3.2% on the day.