Cash Dividend On The Way From S & T Bancorp (STBA)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/12/14, S & T Bancorp, Inc. ( STBA) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.17, payable on 8/28/14. As a percentage of STBA's recent stock price of $24.25, this dividend works out to approximately 0.70%, so look for shares of S & T Bancorp, Inc. to trade 0.70% lower — all else being equal — when STBA shares open for trading on 8/12/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for STBA, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.17 declared by S & T 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 STBA is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.80% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of STBA shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

S & T Bancorp, Inc.  200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, STBA's low point in its 52 week range is $21.17 per share, with $26.41 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $24.25.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, STBA makes up 154.62% of the WisdomTree SmallCap Earnings Fund ETF ( EES) which is trading up by about 0.1% on the day Friday.

In Friday trading, S & T Bancorp, Inc. shares are currently down about 0.2% on the day.

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