AmeriServ Financial's Series A Shares Cross 7.5% Yield Mark

In trading on Tuesday, shares of AmeriServ Financial Inc.'s 8.45% Beneficial Unsecured Securities, Series A (ASRVP) were yielding above the 7.5% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $2.1125), with shares changing hands as low as $28.10 on the day. This compares to an average yield of 5.51% in the "Financial" preferred stock category, according to Preferred Stock Channel. As of last close, ASRVP was trading at a 15.60% premium to its liquidation preference amount, versus the average discount of 0.17% in the "Financial" category.

The chart below shows the one year performance of ASRVP shares, versus ASRV:

Performance Comparison Chart

Below is a dividend history chart for ASRVP, showing historical dividend payments on AmeriServ Financial Inc.'s 8.45% Beneficial Unsecured Securities, Series A:

ASRVP+Dividend+History+Chart

In Tuesday trading, AmeriServ Financial Inc.'s 8.45% Beneficial Unsecured Securities, Series A ( ASRVP) is currently down about 1.4% on the day, while the common shares ( ASRV) are up about 2.7%.

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