On 4/28/11, Athens Bancshares Corp (NASDAQ:AFCB) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.05, payable on 5/20/11. As a percentage of AFCB's recent stock price of $13.45, this dividend works out to approximately 0.37%.
Below is a dividend history chart for AFCB, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.05 declared by Athens Bancshares Corp:
AFCB Dividend History
* Data may be adjusted for splits; we are not responsible for data errors; always verify data with the company.
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from AFCB is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.49% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.
AFCB operates in the Banking & Savings sector, among companies like Bank of Montreal (NYSE:BMO) which is down about 0.3% today, and Banco Bradesco S.A. (NYSE:BBD) trading lower by about 0.9%. Below is a three month price history chart comparing the stock performance of AFCB, versus BMO and BBD.
In Wednesday trading, Athens Bancshares Corp shares are currently trading flat on the day.
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