Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/4/17, United Security Bancshares (UBFO - Get Report) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.05, payable on 5/17/17. As a percentage of UBFO's recent stock price of $8.45, this dividend works out to approximately 0.59%, so look for shares of United Security Bancshares to trade 0.59% lower — all else being equal — when UBFO shares open for trading on 5/4/17.

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Below is a dividend history chart for UBFO, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.05 declared by United Security Bancshares :

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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 UBFO is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.37% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of UBFO shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

United Security Bancshares  200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, UBFO's low point in its 52 week range is $4.94 per share, with $8.65 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $8.45.

In Tuesday trading, United Security Bancshares shares are currently trading flat on the day.