Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 7/25/13, Rockville Financial, Inc. (RCKB) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.10, payable on 8/5/13. As a percentage of RCKB's recent stock price of $13.32, this dividend works out to approximately 0.75%, so look for shares of Rockville Financial, Inc. to trade 0.75% lower — all else being equal — when RCKB shares open for trading on 7/25/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for RCKB, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.10 declared by Rockville Financial, Inc.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from RCKB is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.00% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of RCKB shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, RCKB's low point in its 52 week range is $11.53 per share, with $13.54 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $13.33.
In Wednesday trading, Rockville Financial, Inc. shares are currently up about 0.5% on the day.