First South Bancorp About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (FSBK)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/1/14, First South Bancorp Inc (FSBK) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.025, payable on 5/15/14. As a percentage of FSBK's recent stock price of $8.00, this dividend works out to approximately 0.31%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for FSBK, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.025 declared by First South 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 FSBK is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.25% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of FSBK shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

First South Bancorp Inc  200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, FSBK's low point in its 52 week range is $6.04 per share, with $8.81 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $8.00.

In Wednesday trading, First South Bancorp Inc shares are currently off about 1.8% on the day.

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