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Understanding American River Bankshares's Ex-Dividend Date


On October 22, 2020, American River Bankshares (NASDAQ: AMRB) declared a dividend payable on November 18, 2020 to its shareholders. American River Bankshares also announced that shareholders on the company's books on or before November 4, 2020 are entitled to the dividend. The stock will then go ex-dividend 1 business day(s) before the record date. American River Bankshares has an ex-dividend date set for for November 3, 2020. The company's current dividend payout is $0.07, which equates to a dividend yield of 2.69% at current price levels.

Understanding Ex-Dividend Dates'

Ex-dividend dates are when company shares stop trading with their current dividend payouts in preparation for those companies to announce new ones. Usually, a company's ex-dividend date falls one business day before its record date. Investors should keep this in mind when purchasing stocks because buying them on or after ex-dividend dates does not qualify them to receive the declared payment. Newly declared dividends go to shareholders who have owned that stock before the ex-dividend date. Most ex-dividend dates operate on a quarterly basis.

Understanding American River Bankshares's Dividend Payouts And Yields

Over the past year, American River Bankshares has seen its dividend payouts remain the same and its yields climb upward overall. Last year on October 28, 2019 the company's payout sat at $0.07, which has returned to its value today. American River Bankshares's dividend yield last year was 1.93%, which has since grown by 0.76%.
Companies use dividend yields in different strategic ways. Some companies may opt to not give yields altogether to reinvest in themselves. Other companies may opt to increase or decrease their yield amounts to control how their shares circulate throughout the stock market.

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