Cash Dividend On The Way From First Interstate BancSystem (FIBK)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 1/31/14, First Interstate BancSystem, Inc. (FIBK) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.16, payable on 2/14/14. As a percentage of FIBK's recent stock price of $26.23, this dividend works out to approximately 0.61%, so look for shares of First Interstate BancSystem, Inc. to trade 0.61% lower — all else being equal — when FIBK shares open for trading on 1/31/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for FIBK, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.16 declared by First Interstate BancSystem, 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 FIBK is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.44% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of FIBK shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

First Interstate BancSystem, Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, FIBK's low point in its 52 week range is $16.12 per share, with $29.53 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $26.34.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, FIBK makes up 1.32% of the Dynamic Financial Sector Portfolio ETF ( PFI) which is trading lower by about 1% on the day Wednesday.

In Wednesday trading, First Interstate BancSystem, Inc. shares are currently up about 0.1% on the day.

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