Ex-Div Reminder For Southern National Bancorp Of Virginia (SONA)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/8/13, Southern National Bancorp of Virginia Inc (SONA) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.07, payable on 8/23/13. As a percentage of SONA's recent stock price of $9.87, this dividend works out to approximately 0.71%, so look for shares of Southern National Bancorp of Virginia Inc to trade 0.71% lower — all else being equal — when SONA shares open for trading on 8/8/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for SONA, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.07 declared by Southern National Bancorp of Virginia 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 SONA is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.84% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of SONA shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Southern National Bancorp of Virginia Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, SONA's low point in its 52 week range is $7.30 per share, with $12.00 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $9.87.

In Tuesday trading, Southern National Bancorp of Virginia Inc shares are currently up about 0.9% on the day.

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