Reminder - Southern National Bancorp of Virginia (SONA) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 11/3/16, Southern National Bancorp of Virginia Inc (SONA) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.08, payable on 11/18/16. As a percentage of SONA's recent stock price of $13.18, this dividend works out to approximately 0.61%, so look for shares of Southern National Bancorp of Virginia Inc to trade 0.61% lower — all else being equal — when SONA shares open for trading on 11/3/16.

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Below is a dividend history chart for SONA, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.08 declared by Southern National Bancorp of Virginia Inc:

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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 SONA is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.43% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of SONA shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Southern National Bancorp of Virginia Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, SONA's low point in its 52 week range is $11.34 per share, with $13.59 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $13.18.

In Tuesday trading, Southern National Bancorp of Virginia Inc shares are currently up about 0.4% on the day.

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