Simplicity Bancorp About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (SMPL)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/12/14, Simplicity Bancorp, Inc ( SMPL) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.08, payable on 2/28/14. As a percentage of SMPL's recent stock price of $16.26, this dividend works out to approximately 0.49%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for SMPL, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.08 declared by Simplicity Bancorp, Inc:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from SMPL is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.97% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of SMPL shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Simplicity Bancorp, Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, SMPL's low point in its 52 week range is $14.02 per share, with $16.64 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $16.26.

In Monday trading, Simplicity Bancorp, Inc shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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