Ex-Div Reminder For Northfield Bancorp (NFBK)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/6/13, Northfield Bancorp Inc (NFBK) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.06, payable on 5/22/13. As a percentage of NFBK's recent stock price of $11.66, this dividend works out to approximately 0.51%, so look for shares of Northfield Bancorp Inc to trade 0.51% lower — all else being equal — when NFBK shares open for trading on 5/6/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for NFBK, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.06 declared by Northfield Bancorp Inc :

NFBK+Dividend+History+Chart

In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from NFBK is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.06% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of NFBK shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Northfield Bancorp Inc  200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, NFBK's low point in its 52 week range is $9.24 per share, with $11.88 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $11.64.

In Thursday trading, Northfield Bancorp Inc shares are currently up about 0.8% on the day.

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