Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/6/14, First Interstate BancSystem, Inc. (FIBK) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.16, payable on 5/19/14. As a percentage of FIBK's recent stock price of $24.70, this dividend works out to approximately 0.65%, so look for shares of First Interstate BancSystem, Inc. to trade 0.65% lower — all else being equal — when FIBK shares open for trading on 5/6/14.
Below is a dividend history chart for FIBK, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.16 declared by First Interstate BancSystem, Inc.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from FIBK is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.59% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of FIBK shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, FIBK's low point in its 52 week range is $19.44 per share, with $29.53 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $24.72.
In Friday trading, First Interstate BancSystem, Inc. shares are currently up about 0.6% on the day.