First Defiance Financial About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (FDEF)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 11/12/14, First Defiance Financial Corp. (FDEF) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.175, payable on 11/21/14. As a percentage of FDEF's recent stock price of $31.98, this dividend works out to approximately 0.55%, so look for shares of First Defiance Financial Corp. to trade 0.55% lower — all else being equal — when FDEF shares open for trading on 11/12/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for FDEF, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.175 declared by First Defiance 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 FDEF is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.19% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of FDEF shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

First Defiance Financial Corp. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, FDEF's low point in its 52 week range is $23.96 per share, with $32.78 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $31.98.

In Monday trading, First Defiance Financial Corp. shares are currently up about 1% on the day.

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