Heritage Commerce About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (HTBK)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/12/15, Heritage Commerce Corp. (HTBK) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.08, payable on 5/28/15. As a percentage of HTBK's recent stock price of $8.99, this dividend works out to approximately 0.89%, so look for shares of Heritage Commerce Corp. to trade 0.89% lower — all else being equal — when HTBK shares open for trading on 5/12/15.

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Below is a dividend history chart for HTBK, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.08 declared by Heritage Commerce 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 HTBK is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.56% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of HTBK shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Heritage Commerce Corp. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, HTBK's low point in its 52 week range is $7.65 per share, with $9.39 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $8.99.

In Friday trading, Heritage Commerce Corp. shares are currently up about 0.1% on the day.

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