PSTB Ex-Dividend Reminder - 8/5/16

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/5/16, Park Sterling Corp (PSTB) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.04, payable on 8/23/16. As a percentage of PSTB's recent stock price of $7.78, this dividend works out to approximately 0.51%, so look for shares of Park Sterling Corp to trade 0.51% lower — all else being equal — when PSTB shares open for trading on 8/5/16.

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Below is a dividend history chart for PSTB, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.04 declared by Park Sterling 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 PSTB 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 PSTB shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Park Sterling Corp 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, PSTB's low point in its 52 week range is $5.90 per share, with $8.20 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $7.78.

In Wednesday trading, Park Sterling Corp shares are currently up about 0.4% on the day.

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