Cash Dividend On The Way From Intervest Bancshares (IBCA)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/13/14, Intervest Bancshares Corp. ( IBCA) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.05, payable on 5/26/14. As a percentage of IBCA's recent stock price of $7.54, this dividend works out to approximately 0.66%, so look for shares of Intervest Bancshares Corp. to trade 0.66% lower — all else being equal — when IBCA shares open for trading on 5/13/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for IBCA, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.05 declared by Intervest Bancshares 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 IBCA is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.65% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of IBCA shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Intervest Bancshares Corp. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, IBCA's low point in its 52 week range is $5.88 per share, with $8.05 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $7.54.

In Friday trading, Intervest Bancshares Corp. shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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