Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/26/13, Weight Watchers International, Inc. (WTW) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.175, payable on 7/12/13. As a percentage of WTW's recent stock price of $42.98, this dividend works out to approximately 0.41%.
Below is a dividend history chart for WTW, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.175 declared by Weight Watchers International, Inc.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from WTW is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.63% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of WTW shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, WTW's low point in its 52 week range is $40.00 per share, with $60.30 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $43.00.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, WTW makes up 4.86% of the Wide Moat ETF (MOAT) which is trading lower by about 1.6% on the day Monday. In Monday trading, Weight Watchers International, Inc. shares are currently down about 0.7% on the day.
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