Reminder - Southwest Georgia Financial (SGB) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/4/14, Southwest Georgia Financial Corp. ( SGB) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.08, payable on 9/18/14. As a percentage of SGB's recent stock price of $14.85, this dividend works out to approximately 0.54%, so look for shares of Southwest Georgia Financial Corp. to trade 0.54% lower — all else being equal — when SGB shares open for trading on 9/4/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for SGB, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.08 declared by Southwest Georgia 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 SGB is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.15% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of SGB shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Southwest Georgia Financial Corp. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, SGB's low point in its 52 week range is $9.30 per share, with $16.60 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $14.85.

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

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