Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/17/13, Synovus Financial Corp. (SNV) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.01, payable on 1/2/14. As a percentage of SNV's recent stock price of $3.40, this dividend works out to approximately 0.29%.
Below is a dividend history chart for SNV, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.01 declared by Synovus 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 SNV is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.18% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of SNV shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, SNV's low point in its 52 week range is $2.35 per share, with $3.54 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $3.40.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, SNV makes up 2.28% of the KBW Regional Banking Portfolio ETF (KBWR) which is trading up by about 0.3% on the day Friday. In Friday trading, Synovus Financial Corp. shares are currently up about 0.6% on the day.