Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/28/13, First Defiance Financial Corp. (FDEF) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.10, payable on 9/6/13. As a percentage of FDEF's recent stock price of $27.81, this dividend works out to approximately 0.36%.
Below is a dividend history chart for FDEF, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.10 declared by First Defiance Financial Corp.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from FDEF is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.44% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of FDEF shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, FDEF's low point in its 52 week range is $15.75 per share, with $28.46 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $27.93.
In Monday trading, First Defiance Financial Corp. shares are currently down about 0.8% on the day.