Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/11/17, Evans Bancorp, Inc. (EVBN - Get Report) will trade ex-dividend, for its semi-annual dividend of $0.40, payable on 10/3/17. As a percentage of EVBN's recent stock price of $39.96, this dividend works out to approximately 1.00%, so look for shares of Evans Bancorp, Inc. to trade 1.00% lower — all else being equal — when EVBN shares open for trading on 9/11/17.

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Below is a dividend history chart for EVBN, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.40 declared by Evans Bancorp, Inc.:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from EVBN is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.00% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of EVBN shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Evans Bancorp, Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, EVBN's low point in its 52 week range is $25.90 per share, with $42.58 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $39.96.

In Thursday trading, Evans Bancorp, Inc. shares are currently up about 1.2% on the day.