Ex-Div Reminder For California First National Bancorp (CFNB)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 11/26/14, California First National Bancorp (CFNB) will trade ex-dividend, for its annual dividend of $0.42, payable on 12/16/14. As a percentage of CFNB's recent stock price of $14.70, this dividend works out to approximately 2.86%, so look for shares of California First National Bancorp to trade 2.86% lower — all else being equal — when CFNB shares open for trading on 11/26/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for CFNB, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.42 declared by California First National Bancorp:

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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 CFNB is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.86% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of CFNB shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

California First National Bancorp 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, CFNB's low point in its 52 week range is $13.85 per share, with $17.00 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $14.70.

In Monday trading, California First National Bancorp shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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