Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 1/29/14, First Community Corp. (FCCO) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.06, payable on 2/14/14. As a percentage of FCCO's recent stock price of $10.54, this dividend works out to approximately 0.57%, so look for shares of First Community Corp. to trade 0.57% lower — all else being equal — when FCCO shares open for trading on 1/29/14.Below is a dividend history chart for FCCO, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.06 declared by First Community Corp. : In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from FCCO is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.28% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of FCCO shares, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, FCCO's low point in its 52 week range is $8.44 per share, with $11.16 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $10.54. In Monday trading, First Community Corp. shares are currently trading flat on the day.
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