Ex-Div Reminder for Community Trust Bancorp

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/11/14, Community Trust Bancorp, Inc. ( CTBI) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.30, payable on 10/1/14. As a percentage of CTBI's recent stock price of $35.15, this dividend works out to approximately 0.85%, so look for shares of Community Trust Bancorp, Inc. to trade 0.85% lower — all else being equal — when CTBI shares open for trading on 9/11/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for CTBI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.30 declared by Community Trust 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 CTBI is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.41% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of CTBI shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Community Trust Bancorp, Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, CTBI's low point in its 52 week range is $32.33 per share, with $42.13 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $35.14.

In Tuesday trading, Community Trust Bancorp, Inc. shares are currently off about 0.8% on the day.

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