Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/4/14, Park Sterling Corp (PSTB) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.02, payable on 8/20/14. As a percentage of PSTB's recent stock price of $6.86, this dividend works out to approximately 0.29%.
Below is a dividend history chart for PSTB, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.02 declared by Park Sterling Corp:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from PSTB is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.17% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of PSTB shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, PSTB's low point in its 52 week range is $5.79 per share, with $7.28 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $6.86.
In Thursday trading, Park Sterling Corp shares are currently down about 1.3% on the day.