Cash Dividend On The Way From United Financial Bancorp (UBNK)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/5/14, United Financial Bancorp Inc ( UBNK) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.11, payable on 3/3/14. As a percentage of UBNK's recent stock price of $17.89, this dividend works out to approximately 0.61%, so look for shares of United Financial Bancorp Inc to trade 0.61% lower — all else being equal — when UBNK shares open for trading on 2/5/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for UBNK, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.11 declared by United Financial Bancorp Inc :

UBNK+Dividend+History+Chart

In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from UBNK is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.46% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of UBNK shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

United Financial Bancorp Inc  200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, UBNK's low point in its 52 week range is $14.25 per share, with $20.47 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $17.89.

In Monday trading, United Financial Bancorp Inc shares are currently up about 0.9% on the day.

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