Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/26/13, HopFed Bancorp, Inc. (HFBC) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.04, payable on 10/18/13. As a percentage of HFBC's recent stock price of $11.12, this dividend works out to approximately 0.36%.
Below is a dividend history chart for HFBC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.04 declared by HopFed 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 HFBC 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 HFBC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, HFBC's low point in its 52 week range is $7.41 per share, with $11.65 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $11.12.
In Tuesday trading, HopFed Bancorp, Inc. shares are currently trading flat on the day.