Reminder - MBT Financial (MBTF) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 11/8/16, MBT Financial Corp. (MBTF) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.04, payable on 11/17/16. As a percentage of MBTF's recent stock price of $8.25, this dividend works out to approximately 0.48%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for MBTF, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.04 declared by MBT Financial 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 MBTF is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.94% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of MBTF shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

MBT Financial Corp. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, MBTF's low point in its 52 week range is $6.26 per share, with $10.05 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $8.25.

In Friday trading, MBT Financial Corp. shares are currently down about 4.1% on the day.

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