Union Bankshares About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (UNB)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/23/13, Union Bankshares, Inc. ( UNB) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.26, payable on 11/7/13. As a percentage of UNB's recent stock price of $21.54, this dividend works out to approximately 1.21%, so look for shares of Union Bankshares, Inc. to trade 1.21% lower — all else being equal — when UNB shares open for trading on 10/23/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for UNB, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.26 declared by Union Bankshares, Inc. :


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from UNB is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.83% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of UNB shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Union Bankshares, Inc.  200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, UNB's low point in its 52 week range is $19.25 per share, with $22.15 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $21.54.

In Monday trading, Union Bankshares, Inc. shares are currently up about 0.2% on the day.