Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/7/13, Salisbury Bancorp, Inc. (SAL) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.28, payable on 8/30/13. As a percentage of SAL's recent stock price of $29.00, this dividend works out to approximately 0.97%, so look for shares of Salisbury Bancorp, Inc. to trade 0.97% lower — all else being equal — when SAL shares open for trading on 8/7/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for SAL, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.28 declared by Salisbury 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 SAL is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.86% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of SAL shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, SAL's low point in its 52 week range is $22.98 per share, with $29.95 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $29.00.
In Monday trading, Salisbury Bancorp, Inc. shares are currently trading flat on the day.