Reminder - First Financial (THFF) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/15/15, First Financial Corp. (THFF) will trade ex-dividend, for its semi-annual dividend of $0.49, payable on 7/1/15. As a percentage of THFF's recent stock price of $34.95, this dividend works out to approximately 1.40%, so look for shares of First Financial Corp. to trade 1.40% lower — all else being equal — when THFF shares open for trading on 6/15/15.

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Below is a dividend history chart for THFF, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.49 declared by First Financial Corp. :

THFF+Dividend+History+Chart

In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from THFF is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.80% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of THFF shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

First Financial Corp.  200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, THFF's low point in its 52 week range is $30.49 per share, with $36.00 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $34.95.

In Thursday trading, First Financial Corp. shares are currently down about 0.5% on the day.

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