Reminder - MainSource Financial Group (MSFG) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/3/14, MainSource Financial Group Inc (MSFG) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.11, payable on 12/15/14. As a percentage of MSFG's recent stock price of $17.87, this dividend works out to approximately 0.62%, so look for shares of MainSource Financial Group Inc to trade 0.62% lower — all else being equal — when MSFG shares open for trading on 12/3/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for MSFG, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.11 declared by MainSource Financial Group Inc:

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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 MSFG is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.46% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of MSFG shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

MainSource Financial Group Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, MSFG's low point in its 52 week range is $15.33 per share, with $19.00 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $17.79.

In Monday trading, MainSource Financial Group Inc shares are currently up about 0.3% on the day.

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