Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/3/14, Oneida Financial Corp (ONFC) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.12, payable on 10/21/14. As a percentage of ONFC's recent stock price of $13.41, this dividend works out to approximately 0.89%, so look for shares of Oneida Financial Corp to trade 0.89% lower — all else being equal — when ONFC shares open for trading on 10/3/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for ONFC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.12 declared by Oneida 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 ONFC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.58% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of ONFC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Oneida Financial Corp  200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, ONFC's low point in its 52 week range is $11.51 per share, with $13.85 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $13.41.

In Wednesday trading, Oneida Financial Corp shares are currently trading flat on the day.