Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/13/13, Bar Harbor Bankshares (BHB) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.31, payable on 6/14/13. As a percentage of BHB's recent stock price of $35.49, this dividend works out to approximately 0.87%, so look for shares of Bar Harbor Bankshares to trade 0.87% lower — all else being equal — when BHB shares open for trading on 5/13/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for BHB, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.31 declared by Bar Harbor Bankshares:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from BHB is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.49% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of BHB shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, BHB's low point in its 52 week range is $31.78 per share, with $38.00 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $35.49.
In Thursday trading, Bar Harbor Bankshares shares are currently off about 0.6% on the day.