Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/3/16, Cardinal Financial Corp (CFNL) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.12, payable on 5/20/16. As a percentage of CFNL's recent stock price of $21.77, this dividend works out to approximately 0.55%, so look for shares of Cardinal Financial Corp to trade 0.55% lower — all else being equal — when CFNL shares open for trading on 5/3/16.Below is a dividend history chart for CFNL, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.12 declared by Cardinal Financial Corp: In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from CFNL is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.20% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of CFNL shares, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, CFNL's low point in its 52 week range is $17.51 per share, with $24.99 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $21.77. In Friday trading, Cardinal Financial Corp shares are currently down about 0.6% on the day.
More from Stocks
Slack (Stock) Is Worth Picking Up, MKM Partners Analyst Says
Analyst Rohit Kulkarni initiates the San Francisco parent of the collaboration app at buy with a $40 price target, indicating 30% upside potential from Wednesday's close.
Stocks Higher as Investors Look to Jerome Powell for Hints on Fed Policy
Stocks are rising Thursday with investors looking to guidance from Fed Chairman Jerome Powell, who is scheduled to speak Friday.
Nordstrom's Mixed Earnings -- What Wall Street Is Saying
Nordstrom's discounting is concerning some analysts, while others question how long the retailer can cut costs.
Toro's Stock Jumps as Lawnmower Maker Beats Earnings Estimates
The CEO attributes a big jump in quarterly sales to the company's acquisition of Charles Machine Works, a maker of underground construction equipment.