Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 7/2/13, Park Electrochemical Corp. (PKE) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.10, payable on 8/2/13. As a percentage of PKE's recent stock price of $24.10, this dividend works out to approximately 0.41%.
Below is a dividend history chart for PKE, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.10 declared by Park Electrochemical Corp.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from PKE is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.66% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of PKE shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, PKE's low point in its 52 week range is $22.31 per share, with $28.88 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $24.10.
In Friday trading, Park Electrochemical Corp. shares are currently off about 0.6% on the day.