Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/14/13, Materion Corp (MTRN) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.08, payable on 9/4/13. As a percentage of MTRN's recent stock price of $30.43, this dividend works out to approximately 0.26%.
Below is a dividend history chart for MTRN, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.08 declared by Materion Corp:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from MTRN is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.05% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of MTRN shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, MTRN's low point in its 52 week range is $18.84 per share, with $31.49 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $30.61.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, MTRN makes up 1.74% of the S&P SmallCap Materials Portfolio ETF (PSCM) which is trading lower by about 0.3% on the day Monday. In Monday trading, Materion Corp shares are currently up about 0.2% on the day.