Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 3/14/18, MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (MSL - Get Report) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.01, payable on 4/2/18. As a percentage of MSL's recent stock price of $13.10, this dividend works out to approximately 0.08%.Below is a dividend history chart for MSL, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.01 declared by MidSouth 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 MSL is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.31% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of MSL shares, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, MSL's low point in its 52 week range is $11.05 per share, with $16.60 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $13.10. In Monday trading, MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. shares are currently down about 1.9% on the day.
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