Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/11/13, Escalade, Inc. (ESCA) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.08, payable on 6/20/13. As a percentage of ESCA's recent stock price of $6.07, this dividend works out to approximately 1.32%, so look for shares of Escalade, Inc. to trade 1.32% lower — all else being equal — when ESCA shares open for trading on 6/11/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for ESCA, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.08 declared by Escalade, Inc.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from ESCA is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 5.27% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of ESCA shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, ESCA's low point in its 52 week range is $4.67 per share, with $6.40 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $6.07.
In Friday trading, Escalade, Inc. shares are currently trading flat on the day.