Financial Institutions About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (FISI)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/10/14, Financial Institutions Inc. ( FISI) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.19, payable on 10/2/14. As a percentage of FISI's recent stock price of $23.65, this dividend works out to approximately 0.80%, so look for shares of Financial Institutions Inc. to trade 0.80% lower — all else being equal — when FISI shares open for trading on 9/10/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for FISI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.19 declared by Financial Institutions 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 FISI is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.21% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of FISI shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Financial Institutions Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, FISI's low point in its 52 week range is $18.60 per share, with $26.59 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $23.83.

In Monday trading, Financial Institutions Inc. shares are currently up about 0.1% on the day.

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