Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 4/29/13, Lifetime Brands Inc (LCUT) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.0312, payable on 5/15/13. As a percentage of LCUT's recent stock price of $12.83, this dividend works out to approximately 0.24%.
Below is a dividend history chart for LCUT, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.0312 declared by Lifetime Brands Inc:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from LCUT is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.97% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of LCUT shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, LCUT's low point in its 52 week range is $9.00 per share, with $13.31 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $12.83.
In Thursday trading, Lifetime Brands Inc shares are currently up about 0.6% on the day.