Ex-Div Reminder for Heritage Financial Group (HBOS)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/6/14, Heritage Financial Group Inc. ( HBOS) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.07, payable on 8/22/14. As a percentage of HBOS's recent stock price of $19.64, this dividend works out to approximately 0.36%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for HBOS, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.07 declared by Heritage Financial Group 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 HBOS is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.43% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of HBOS shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Heritage Financial Group Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, HBOS's low point in its 52 week range is $17.01 per share, with $20.91 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $19.64.

In Monday trading, Heritage Financial Group Inc. shares are currently down about 1.8% on the day.

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