Bridge Bancorp About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (BDGE)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/16/13, Bridge Bancorp, Inc. ( BDGE) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.23, payable on 11/1/13. As a percentage of BDGE's recent stock price of $22.61, this dividend works out to approximately 1.02%, so look for shares of Bridge Bancorp, Inc. to trade 1.02% lower — all else being equal — when BDGE shares open for trading on 10/16/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for BDGE, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.23 declared by Bridge 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 BDGE is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.07% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of BDGE shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Bridge Bancorp, Inc.  200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, BDGE's low point in its 52 week range is $18.75 per share, with $24.99 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $22.61.
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In Monday trading, Bridge Bancorp, Inc. shares are currently down about 0.5% on the day.