Cash Dividend On The Way From Rockville Financial (RCKB)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 4/25/13, Rockville Financial, Inc. ( RCKB) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.10, payable on 5/6/13. As a percentage of RCKB's recent stock price of $12.86, this dividend works out to approximately 0.78%, so look for shares of Rockville Financial, Inc. to trade 0.78% lower — all else being equal — when RCKB shares open for trading on 4/25/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for RCKB, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.10 declared by Rockville Financial, 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 RCKB is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.11% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of RCKB shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Rockville Financial, Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, RCKB's low point in its 52 week range is $10.94 per share, with $13.49 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $12.86.

In Tuesday trading, Rockville Financial, Inc. shares are currently up about 0.9% on the day.
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