Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/17/14, Republic Bancorp, Inc. (RBCAA) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.187, payable on 1/16/15. As a percentage of RBCAA's recent stock price of $24.05, this dividend works out to approximately 0.78%, so look for shares of Republic Bancorp, Inc. to trade 0.78% lower — all else being equal — when RBCAA shares open for trading on 12/17/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for RBCAA, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.187 declared by Republic Bancorp, 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 RBCAA is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.11% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of RBCAA shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Republic Bancorp, Inc.  200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, RBCAA's low point in its 52 week range is $18.74 per share, with $27.00 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $24.05.

In Monday trading, Republic Bancorp, Inc. shares are currently trading flat on the day.