Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/5/14, Hudson Valley Holding Corp. (HVB) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.06, payable on 2/14/14. As a percentage of HVB's recent stock price of $18.14, this dividend works out to approximately 0.33%.
Below is a dividend history chart for HVB, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.06 declared by Hudson Valley Holding Corp.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from HVB is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.32% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of HVB shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, HVB's low point in its 52 week range is $13.23 per share, with $21.36 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $18.14.
In Monday trading, Hudson Valley Holding Corp. shares are currently up about 0.9% on the day.