Great Southern Bancorp Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/29/14, Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. (GSBC) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.20, payable on 1/12/15. As a percentage of GSBC's recent stock price of $38.49, this dividend works out to approximately 0.52%, so look for shares of Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. to trade 0.52% lower — all else being equal — when GSBC shares open for trading on 12/29/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for GSBC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.20 declared by Great Southern 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 GSBC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.08% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of GSBC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, GSBC's low point in its 52 week range is $26.95 per share, with $40.02 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $38.49.

In Friday trading, Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. shares are currently off about 0.9% on the day.

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