Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/10/16, Community West Bancshares (CWBC - Get Report) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.035, payable on 8/31/16. As a percentage of CWBC's recent stock price of $7.85, this dividend works out to approximately 0.45%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for CWBC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.035 declared by Community West Bancshares:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from CWBC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.78% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of CWBC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Community West Bancshares 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, CWBC's low point in its 52 week range is $6.60 per share, with $8.00 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $7.85.

In Monday trading, Community West Bancshares shares are currently trading flat on the day.