Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/30/14, Palmetto Bancshares, Inc. (PLMT) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.05, payable on 11/17/14. As a percentage of PLMT's recent stock price of $14.94, this dividend works out to approximately 0.33%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for PLMT, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.05 declared by Palmetto Bancshares, Inc. :


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from PLMT is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.34% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of PLMT shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Palmetto Bancshares, Inc.  200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, PLMT's low point in its 52 week range is $11.63 per share, with $15.00 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $14.94.

In Tuesday trading, Palmetto Bancshares, Inc. shares are currently up about 0.7% on the day.