Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/7/13, Alliance Bancorp Inc (ALLB) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.05, payable on 8/23/13. As a percentage of ALLB's recent stock price of $14.40, this dividend works out to approximately 0.35%.
Below is a dividend history chart for ALLB, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.05 declared by Alliance 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 ALLB is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.39% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of ALLB shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, ALLB's low point in its 52 week range is $12.01 per share, with $15.50 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $14.40.
In Monday trading, Alliance Bancorp Inc shares are currently trading flat on the day.