Cash Dividend On The Way From Berkshire Hills Bancorp (BHLB)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/12/15, Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. (BHLB) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.19, payable on 5/28/15. As a percentage of BHLB's recent stock price of $27.60, this dividend works out to approximately 0.69%, so look for shares of Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. to trade 0.69% lower — all else being equal — when BHLB shares open for trading on 5/12/15.

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Below is a dividend history chart for BHLB, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.19 declared by Berkshire Hills 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 BHLB is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.75% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of BHLB shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, BHLB's low point in its 52 week range is $22.06 per share, with $29.30 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $27.60.

In Friday trading, Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. shares are currently down about 0.1% on the day.

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