Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/19/14, Peoples Financial Corp. (PFBX) will trade ex-dividend, for its semi-annual dividend of $0.10, payable on 6/30/14. As a percentage of PFBX's recent stock price of $13.48, this dividend works out to approximately 0.74%, so look for shares of Peoples Financial Corp. to trade 0.74% lower — all else being equal — when PFBX shares open for trading on 6/19/14.
Below is a dividend history chart for PFBX, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.10 declared by Peoples Financial Corp. :
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from PFBX is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.48% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of PFBX shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, PFBX's low point in its 52 week range is $11.15 per share, with $13.75 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $13.48.
In Tuesday trading, Peoples Financial Corp. shares are currently trading flat on the day.