Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/15/13, Union First Market Bankshares Corp. (UBSH) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.13, payable on 5/31/13. As a percentage of UBSH's recent stock price of $20.01, this dividend works out to approximately 0.65%, so look for shares of Union First Market Bankshares Corp. to trade 0.65% lower — all else being equal — when UBSH shares open for trading on 5/15/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for UBSH, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.13 declared by Union First Market Bankshares Corp.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from UBSH is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.60% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of UBSH shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, UBSH's low point in its 52 week range is $13.38 per share, with $21.40 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $20.01.
In Monday trading, Union First Market Bankshares Corp. shares are currently down about 0.2% on the day.