Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/4/15, Peoples Bancorp, Inc. (PEBO - Get Report) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.15, payable on 2/23/15. As a percentage of PEBO's recent stock price of $23.13, this dividend works out to approximately 0.65%, so look for shares of Peoples Bancorp, Inc. to trade 0.65% lower — all else being equal — when PEBO shares open for trading on 2/4/15.

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Below is a dividend history chart for PEBO, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.15 declared by Peoples 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 PEBO is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.59% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of PEBO shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Peoples Bancorp, Inc.  200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, PEBO's low point in its 52 week range is $20.29 per share, with $28.00 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $22.82.

In Monday trading, Peoples Bancorp, Inc. shares are currently up about 1.2% on the day.