Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/29/13, Lifeway Foods, Inc. (LWAY) will trade ex-dividend, for its annual dividend of $0.08, payable on 6/28/13. As a percentage of LWAY's recent stock price of $17.44, this dividend works out to approximately 0.46%.
Below is a dividend history chart for LWAY, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.08 declared by Lifeway Foods, Inc.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from LWAY is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.46% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of LWAY shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, LWAY's low point in its 52 week range is $7.90 per share, with $18.38 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $17.44.
In Tuesday trading, Lifeway Foods, Inc. shares are currently up about 1.4% on the day.