MPB Ex-Dividend Reminder - 5/6/13

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/6/13, Mid Penn Bancorp, Inc. ( MPB) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.05, payable on 5/27/13. As a percentage of MPB's recent stock price of $10.12, this dividend works out to approximately 0.49%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for MPB, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.05 declared by Mid Penn 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 MPB is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.98% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of MPB shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Mid Penn Bancorp, Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, MPB's low point in its 52 week range is $8.97 per share, with $11.60 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $10.12.

In Friday trading, Mid Penn Bancorp, Inc. shares are currently up about 1% on the day.
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