Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 1/16/14, First Citizens Banc Corp. (FCZA) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.04, payable on 2/3/14. As a percentage of FCZA's recent stock price of $6.75, this dividend works out to approximately 0.59%, so look for shares of First Citizens Banc Corp. to trade 0.59% lower — all else being equal — when FCZA shares open for trading on 1/16/14.
Below is a dividend history chart for FCZA, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.04 declared by First Citizens Banc Corp. :
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from FCZA is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.37% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of FCZA shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, FCZA's low point in its 52 week range is $5.47 per share, with $7.71 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $6.75.
In Tuesday trading, First Citizens Banc Corp. shares are currently up about 0.1% on the day.