Reminder - Dime Community Bancshares (DCOM) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 11/4/16, Dime Community Bancshares, Inc ( DCOM) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.14, payable on 11/16/16. As a percentage of DCOM's recent stock price of $16.35, this dividend works out to approximately 0.86%, so look for shares of Dime Community Bancshares, Inc to trade 0.86% lower — all else being equal — when DCOM shares open for trading on 11/4/16.

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Below is a dividend history chart for DCOM, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.14 declared by Dime Community Bancshares, Inc:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from DCOM is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.43% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of DCOM shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Dime Community Bancshares, Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

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