Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/18/13, Republic Bancorp, Inc. (RBCAA) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.176, payable on 1/17/14. As a percentage of RBCAA's recent stock price of $23.35, this dividend works out to approximately 0.75%, so look for shares of Republic Bancorp, Inc. to trade 0.75% lower — all else being equal — when RBCAA shares open for trading on 12/18/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for RBCAA, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.176 declared by Republic 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 RBCAA is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.01% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of RBCAA shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, RBCAA's low point in its 52 week range is $19.75 per share, with $28.23 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $23.35.
In Monday trading, Republic Bancorp, Inc. shares are currently up about 0.7% on the day.