Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/5/14, West Bancorporation, Inc. (WTBA - Get Report) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.12, payable on 5/27/14. As a percentage of WTBA's recent stock price of $14.52, this dividend works out to approximately 0.83%, so look for shares of West Bancorporation, Inc. to trade 0.83% lower — all else being equal — when WTBA shares open for trading on 5/5/14.Below is a dividend history chart for WTBA, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.12 declared by West Bancorporation, Inc.: In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from WTBA is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.31% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of WTBA shares, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, WTBA's low point in its 52 week range is $10.47 per share, with $16.64 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $14.51. In Thursday trading, West Bancorporation, Inc. shares are currently up about 0.1% on the day.
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