Ex-Div Reminder for Ameriana Bancorp (ASBI)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/23/14, Ameriana Bancorp (ASBI) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.02, payable on 1/16/15. As a percentage of ASBI's recent stock price of $17.00, this dividend works out to approximately 0.12%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for ASBI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.02 declared by Ameriana Bancorp:

ASBI+Dividend+History+Chart

In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from ASBI is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.47% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of ASBI shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Ameriana Bancorp 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, ASBI's low point in its 52 week range is $13.00 per share, with $20.00 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $17.00.

In Friday trading, Ameriana Bancorp shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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