Reminder - Valley Financial (VYFC) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/13/14, Valley Financial Corp. (VYFC) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.04, payable on 6/2/14. As a percentage of VYFC's recent stock price of $11.53, this dividend works out to approximately 0.35%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for VYFC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.04 declared by Valley Financial 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 VYFC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.39% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of VYFC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Valley Financial Corp. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, VYFC's low point in its 52 week range is $9.05 per share, with $12.25 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $11.53.

In Friday trading, Valley Financial Corp. shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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