Reminder - Flushing Financial (FFIC) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/3/14, Flushing Financial Corp. ( FFIC) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.15, payable on 9/26/14. As a percentage of FFIC's recent stock price of $19.30, this dividend works out to approximately 0.78%, so look for shares of Flushing Financial Corp. to trade 0.78% lower — all else being equal — when FFIC shares open for trading on 9/3/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for FFIC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.15 declared by Flushing 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 FFIC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.11% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of FFIC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Flushing Financial Corp. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, FFIC's low point in its 52 week range is $17.52 per share, with $21.91 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $19.30.

In Tuesday trading, Flushing Financial Corp. shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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