Cash Dividend On The Way From Glacier Bancorp (GBCI)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 4/5/13, Glacier Bancorp, Inc. ( GBCI) GBCI will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.14, payable on 4/18/13. As a percentage of GBCI's recent stock price of $18.39, this dividend works out to approximately 0.76%, so look for shares of Glacier Bancorp, Inc. to trade 0.76% lower — all else being equal — when GBCI shares open for trading on 4/5/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for GBCI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.14 declared by Glacier Bancorp, Inc.:

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from GBCI is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.05% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, GBCI makes up 1.84% of the KBW Regional Banking Portfolio ETF ( KBWR) KBWR which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Wednesday.

In Wednesday trading, Glacier Bancorp, Inc. shares are currently down about 0.5% on the day.
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