Reminder - Chemung Financial (CHMG) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/17/14, Chemung Financial Corp. (CHMG) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.26, payable on 1/2/15. As a percentage of CHMG's recent stock price of $28.14, this dividend works out to approximately 0.92%, so look for shares of Chemung Financial Corp. to trade 0.92% lower — all else being equal — when CHMG shares open for trading on 12/17/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for CHMG, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.26 declared by Chemung 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 CHMG is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.70% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of CHMG shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Chemung Financial Corp. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, CHMG's low point in its 52 week range is $26.81 per share, with $35.90 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $28.14.

In Monday trading, Chemung Financial Corp. shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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