Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/15/13, Jones Group Inc (JNY) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.05, payable on 5/31/13. As a percentage of JNY's recent stock price of $14.33, this dividend works out to approximately 0.35%.
Below is a dividend history chart for JNY, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.05 declared by Jones 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 JNY is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.40% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of JNY shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, JNY's low point in its 52 week range is $8.85 per share, with $15.07 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $14.40.
In Monday trading, Jones Group Inc shares are currently down about 0.1% on the day.