Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/31/13, Citizens & Northern Corp (CZNC) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.25, payable on 11/15/13. As a percentage of CZNC's recent stock price of $20.90, this dividend works out to approximately 1.20%, so look for shares of Citizens & Northern Corp to trade 1.20% lower — all else being equal — when CZNC shares open for trading on 10/31/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for CZNC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.25 declared by Citizens & Northern Corp:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from CZNC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.78% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of CZNC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, CZNC's low point in its 52 week range is $17.51 per share, with $21.45 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $20.90.
In Tuesday trading, Citizens & Northern Corp shares are currently up about 0.1% on the day.