Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/8/13, Alliance Bancorp Inc (ALLB) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.05, payable on 5/24/13. As a percentage of ALLB's recent stock price of $14.72, this dividend works out to approximately 0.34%.Below is a dividend history chart for ALLB, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.05 declared by Alliance Bancorp Inc : In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from ALLB is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.36% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of ALLB shares, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, ALLB's low point in its 52 week range is $11.50 per share, with $14.72 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $14.72. In Monday trading, Alliance Bancorp Inc shares are currently up about 9.9% on the day.
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