Cash Dividend On The Way From American National Bankshares (AMNB)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/3/14, American National Bankshares, Inc. (AMNB) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.23, payable on 9/19/14. As a percentage of AMNB's recent stock price of $22.28, this dividend works out to approximately 1.03%, so look for shares of American National Bankshares, Inc. to trade 1.03% lower — all else being equal — when AMNB shares open for trading on 9/3/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for AMNB, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.23 declared by American National Bankshares, 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 AMNB is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.13% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of AMNB shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

American National Bankshares, Inc.  200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, AMNB's low point in its 52 week range is $20.65 per share, with $27.74 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $22.28.

In Tuesday trading, American National Bankshares, Inc. shares are currently up about 0.6% on the day.

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