Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/10/17, Community West Bancshares (CWBC - Get Report) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.04, payable on 5/31/17. As a percentage of CWBC's recent stock price of $10.25, this dividend works out to approximately 0.39%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for CWBC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.04 declared by Community West Bancshares:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from CWBC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.56% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of CWBC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Community West Bancshares 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, CWBC's low point in its 52 week range is $7.26 per share, with $10.65 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $10.25.

In Monday trading, Community West Bancshares shares are currently up about 1% on the day.