Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 3/13/17, Summit Financial Group Inc (SMMF - Get Report) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.11, payable on 3/31/17. As a percentage of SMMF's recent stock price of $21.49, this dividend works out to approximately 0.51%, so look for shares of Summit Financial Group Inc to trade 0.51% lower — all else being equal — when SMMF shares open for trading on 3/13/17.

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Below is a dividend history chart for SMMF, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.11 declared by Summit Financial Group Inc:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from SMMF is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.05% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of SMMF shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Summit Financial Group Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, SMMF's low point in its 52 week range is $12.62 per share, with $30.06 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $21.49.

In Thursday trading, Summit Financial Group Inc shares are currently down about 0.3% on the day.