Reminder - First West Virginia Bancorp (FWV) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/27/14, First West Virginia Bancorp, Inc. (FWV) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.20, payable on 3/17/14. As a percentage of FWV's recent stock price of $17.41, this dividend works out to approximately 1.15%, so look for shares of First West Virginia Bancorp, Inc. to trade 1.15% lower — all else being equal — when FWV shares open for trading on 2/27/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for FWV, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.20 declared by First West Virginia Bancorp, 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 FWV is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.60% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of FWV shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

First West Virginia Bancorp, Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, FWV's low point in its 52 week range is $15.06 per share, with $18.20 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $17.41.

In Tuesday trading, First West Virginia Bancorp, Inc. shares are currently off about 0.2% on the day.

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