Cash Dividend On The Way From Park Sterling (PSTB)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/2/14, Park Sterling Corp ( PSTB) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.02, payable on 5/20/14. As a percentage of PSTB's recent stock price of $6.48, this dividend works out to approximately 0.31%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for PSTB, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.02 declared by Park Sterling Corp:

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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 PSTB is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.23% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of PSTB shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Park Sterling Corp 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, PSTB's low point in its 52 week range is $5.42 per share, with $7.28 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $6.50.

In Wednesday trading, Park Sterling Corp shares are currently off about 1.1% on the day.

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