UMPQ Ex-Dividend Reminder - 6/26/13

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/26/13, Umpqua Holdings Corp ( UMPQ) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.15, payable on 7/15/13. As a percentage of UMPQ's recent stock price of $14.63, this dividend works out to approximately 1.03%, so look for shares of Umpqua Holdings Corp to trade 1.03% lower — all else being equal — when UMPQ shares open for trading on 6/26/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for UMPQ, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.15 declared by Umpqua Holdings Corp:

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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 UMPQ is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.10% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of UMPQ shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Umpqua Holdings Corp 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, UMPQ's low point in its 52 week range is $11.17 per share, with $14.90 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $14.64.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, UMPQ makes up 2.18% of the KBW Regional Banking Portfolio ETF ( KBWR) which is trading lower by about 0.6% on the day Monday.

In Monday trading, Umpqua Holdings Corp shares are currently off about 1.1% on the day.

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