Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/12/13, Citizens Holding Co (CIZN) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.22, payable on 9/30/13. As a percentage of CIZN's recent stock price of $17.68, this dividend works out to approximately 1.24%, so look for shares of Citizens Holding Co to trade 1.24% lower — all else being equal — when CIZN shares open for trading on 9/12/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for CIZN, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.22 declared by Citizens Holding Co:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from CIZN is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.98% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of CIZN shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, CIZN's low point in its 52 week range is $17.50 per share, with $20.61 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $17.68.
In Tuesday trading, Citizens Holding Co shares are currently trading flat on the day.