Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/13/13, Summit State Bank (SSBI) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.11, payable on 8/23/13. As a percentage of SSBI's recent stock price of $9.94, this dividend works out to approximately 1.11%, so look for shares of Summit State Bank to trade 1.11% lower — all else being equal — when SSBI shares open for trading on 8/13/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for SSBI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.11 declared by Summit State Bank:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from SSBI is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.43% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of SSBI shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, SSBI's low point in its 52 week range is $6.00 per share, with $10.50 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $9.94.
In Friday trading, Summit State Bank shares are currently off about 0.4% on the day.