Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/13/13, Valley Financial Corp. (VYFC) will trade ex-dividend, for its semi-annual dividend of $0.035, payable on 6/3/13. As a percentage of VYFC's recent stock price of $9.21, this dividend works out to approximately 0.38%.
Below is a dividend history chart for VYFC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.035 declared by Valley 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 VYFC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.38% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of VYFC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, VYFC's low point in its 52 week range is $7.76 per share, with $10.50 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $9.21.
In Thursday trading, Valley Financial Corp. shares are currently trading flat on the day.