Cash Dividend On The Way From Southside Bancshares (SBSI)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/25/14, Southside Bancshares, Inc. (SBSI) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.21, payable on 3/13/14. As a percentage of SBSI's recent stock price of $29.21, this dividend works out to approximately 0.72%, so look for shares of Southside Bancshares, Inc. to trade 0.72% lower — all else being equal — when SBSI shares open for trading on 2/25/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for SBSI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.21 declared by Southside Bancshares, 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 SBSI is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.88% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of SBSI shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Southside Bancshares, Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, SBSI's low point in its 52 week range is $19.86 per share, with $29.78 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $29.21.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, SBSI makes up 1.62% of the High Yield Equity Dividend Achievers Portfolio ETF ( PEY) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Friday.

In Friday trading, Southside Bancshares, Inc. shares are currently up about 0.3% on the day.

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