Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/29/13, Hardinge Inc. (HDNG) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.02, payable on 6/10/13. As a percentage of HDNG's recent stock price of $13.20, this dividend works out to approximately 0.15%.
Below is a dividend history chart for HDNG, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.02 declared by Hardinge Inc.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from HDNG is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.61% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of HDNG shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, HDNG's low point in its 52 week range is $8.20 per share, with $14.69 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $13.26.
In Tuesday trading, Hardinge Inc. shares are currently up about 2.6% on the day.