Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/23/13, Marten Transport, Ltd. (MRTN) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.025, payable on 9/10/13. As a percentage of MRTN's recent stock price of $18.01, this dividend works out to approximately 0.14%.
Below is a dividend history chart for MRTN, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.025 declared by Marten Transport, Ltd.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from MRTN is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.56% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, MRTN makes up 1.45% of the Dynamic Industrials Sector Portfolio ETF (PRN) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Wednesday. In Wednesday trading, Marten Transport, Ltd. shares are currently off about 0.4% on the day.