Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/6/13, Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc. (PWOD) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.47, payable on 12/20/13. As a percentage of PWOD's recent stock price of $51.10, this dividend works out to approximately 0.92%, so look for shares of Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc. to trade 0.92% lower — all else being equal — when PWOD shares open for trading on 12/6/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for PWOD, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.47 declared by Penns Woods 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 PWOD is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.68% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of PWOD shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, PWOD's low point in its 52 week range is $37.03 per share, with $52.71 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $51.10.
In Wednesday trading, Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc. shares are currently trading flat on the day.