Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/15/13, Hampden Bancorp Inc (HBNK) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.05, payable on 5/31/13. As a percentage of HBNK's recent stock price of $15.14, this dividend works out to approximately 0.33%.
Below is a dividend history chart for HBNK, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.05 declared by Hampden 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 HBNK is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.32% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of HBNK shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, HBNK's low point in its 52 week range is $12.26 per share, with $18.13 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $15.14.
In Monday trading, Hampden Bancorp Inc shares are currently trading flat on the day.