Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/11/13, Cheviot Financial Corp (CHEV) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.09, payable on 12/31/13. As a percentage of CHEV's recent stock price of $10.50, this dividend works out to approximately 0.86%, so look for shares of Cheviot Financial Corp to trade 0.86% lower — all else being equal — when CHEV shares open for trading on 12/11/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for CHEV, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.09 declared by Cheviot 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 CHEV is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.43% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of CHEV shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, CHEV's low point in its 52 week range is $8.9601 per share, with $11.94 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $10.50.
In Monday trading, Cheviot Financial Corp shares are currently off about 0.1% on the day.