Ex-Div Reminder for Provident Financial Holdings (PROV)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/15/15, Provident Financial Holdings, Inc. ( PROV) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.12, payable on 6/9/15. As a percentage of PROV's recent stock price of $16.95, this dividend works out to approximately 0.71%, so look for shares of Provident Financial Holdings, Inc. to trade 0.71% lower — all else being equal — when PROV shares open for trading on 5/15/15.

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Below is a dividend history chart for PROV, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.12 declared by Provident Financial Holdings, 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 PROV is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.83% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of PROV shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Provident Financial Holdings, Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, PROV's low point in its 52 week range is $13.82 per share, with $18.00 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $16.95.

In Wednesday trading, Provident Financial Holdings, Inc. shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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