CPF Ex-Dividend Reminder - 5/27/15

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/27/15, Central Pacific Financial Corp ( CPF) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.12, payable on 6/15/15. As a percentage of CPF's recent stock price of $23.35, this dividend works out to approximately 0.51%, so look for shares of Central Pacific Financial Corp to trade 0.51% lower — all else being equal — when CPF shares open for trading on 5/27/15.

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Below is a dividend history chart for CPF, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.12 declared by Central Pacific Financial 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 CPF is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.06% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of CPF shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Central Pacific Financial Corp 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, CPF's low point in its 52 week range is $17.12 per share, with $25.34 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $23.34.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, CPF makes up 1.06% of the Guggenheim Emerging Markets Real Estate ETF ( EMRE) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Tuesday.

In Tuesday trading, Central Pacific Financial Corp shares are currently off about 0.6% on the day.

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