Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/2/13, National Security Group, Inc (NSEC) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.025, payable on 5/31/13. As a percentage of NSEC's recent stock price of $8.18, this dividend works out to approximately 0.31%.
Below is a dividend history chart for NSEC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.025 declared by National Security Group, Inc:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from NSEC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.22% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of NSEC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, NSEC's low point in its 52 week range is $7.52 per share, with $10.09 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $8.18.
In Tuesday trading, National Security Group, Inc shares are currently trading flat on the day.