Reminder - BCB Bancorp (BCBP) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/4/14, BCB Bancorp Inc ( BCBP) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.14, payable on 8/18/14. As a percentage of BCBP's recent stock price of $13.11, this dividend works out to approximately 1.07%, so look for shares of BCB Bancorp Inc to trade 1.07% lower — all else being equal — when BCBP shares open for trading on 8/4/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for BCBP, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.14 declared by BCB 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 BCBP is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.27% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of BCBP shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

BCB Bancorp Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, BCBP's low point in its 52 week range is $10.30 per share, with $14.70 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $13.11.

In Thursday trading, BCB Bancorp Inc shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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