Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/19/14, Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (HTLF) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.10, payable on 3/7/14. As a percentage of HTLF's recent stock price of $26.07, this dividend works out to approximately 0.38%.
Below is a dividend history chart for HTLF, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.10 declared by Heartland Financial USA, Inc. :
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from HTLF is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.53% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of HTLF shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, HTLF's low point in its 52 week range is $22.40 per share, with $30.99 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $26.07.
In Tuesday trading, Heartland Financial USA, Inc. shares are currently up about 0.7% on the day.