Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/8/16, Westfield Financial Inc (WFD) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.03, payable on 2/24/16. As a percentage of WFD's recent stock price of $7.94, this dividend works out to approximately 0.38%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for WFD, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.03 declared by Westfield Financial Inc:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from WFD is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.51% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of WFD shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Westfield Financial Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, WFD's low point in its 52 week range is $7.06 per share, with $8.60 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $7.94.

In Thursday trading, Westfield Financial Inc shares are currently off about 0.8% on the day.