Ex-Div Reminder for Penns Woods Bancorp (PWOD)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 3/7/14, Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc. ( PWOD) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.47, payable on 3/25/14. As a percentage of PWOD's recent stock price of $47.85, this dividend works out to approximately 0.98%, so look for shares of Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc. to trade 0.98% lower — all else being equal — when PWOD shares open for trading on 3/7/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for PWOD, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.47 declared by Penns Woods 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 PWOD is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.93% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of PWOD shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc.  200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, PWOD's low point in its 52 week range is $39.26 per share, with $54.22 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $47.85.

In Wednesday trading, Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc. shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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