Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/12/13, C & F Financial Corp. (CFFI) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.29, payable on 7/1/13. As a percentage of CFFI's recent stock price of $48.94, this dividend works out to approximately 0.59%, so look for shares of C & F Financial Corp. to trade 0.59% lower — all else being equal — when CFFI shares open for trading on 6/12/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for CFFI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.29 declared by C & F 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 CFFI is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.37% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of CFFI shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, CFFI's low point in its 52 week range is $33.06 per share, with $50.45 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $48.94.
In Monday trading, C & F Financial Corp. shares are currently off about 0.8% on the day.