Cash Dividend On The Way From State Bank Financial (STBZ)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/5/13, State Bank Financial Corp ( STBZ) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.03, payable on 12/17/13. As a percentage of STBZ's recent stock price of $17.37, this dividend works out to approximately 0.17%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for STBZ, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.03 declared by State Bank Financial 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 STBZ is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.69% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of STBZ shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

State Bank Financial Corp 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, STBZ's low point in its 52 week range is $14.30 per share, with $17.84 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $17.37.

In Tuesday trading, State Bank Financial Corp shares are currently off about 0.5% on the day.
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