Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/28/13, NACCO Industries Inc. (NC) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.25, payable on 9/13/13. As a percentage of NC's recent stock price of $56.63, this dividend works out to approximately 0.44%.
Below is a dividend history chart for NC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.25 declared by NACCO Industries Inc.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from NC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.77% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of NC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, NC's low point in its 52 week range is $32.98 per share, with $67.35 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $56.54.
In Monday trading, NACCO Industries Inc. shares are currently down about 0.3% on the day.