Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 1/15/14, Bridge Bancorp, Inc. (BDGE) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.23, payable on 2/3/14. As a percentage of BDGE's recent stock price of $25.15, this dividend works out to approximately 0.91%, so look for shares of Bridge Bancorp, Inc. to trade 0.91% lower — all else being equal — when BDGE shares open for trading on 1/15/14.
Below is a dividend history chart for BDGE, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.23 declared by Bridge 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 BDGE is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.66% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of BDGE shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, BDGE's low point in its 52 week range is $19.27 per share, with $26.34 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $25.15.
In Monday trading, Bridge Bancorp, Inc. shares are currently up about 1.4% on the day.