Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/5/13, Mid Penn Bancorp, Inc. (MPB) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.05, payable on 8/26/13. As a percentage of MPB's recent stock price of $11.63, this dividend works out to approximately 0.43%.
Below is a dividend history chart for MPB, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.05 declared by Mid Penn 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 MPB is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.72% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of MPB shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, MPB's low point in its 52 week range is $9.75 per share, with $11.88 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $11.63.
In Thursday trading, Mid Penn Bancorp, Inc. shares are currently up about 0.5% on the day.