Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/29/13, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Inc. (RMCF) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.11, payable on 9/13/13. As a percentage of RMCF's recent stock price of $12.42, this dividend works out to approximately 0.89%, so look for shares of Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Inc. to trade 0.89% lower — all else being equal — when RMCF shares open for trading on 8/29/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for RMCF, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.11 declared by Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Inc.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from RMCF is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.54% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of RMCF shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, RMCF's low point in its 52 week range is $10.00 per share, with $13.98 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $12.42.
In Tuesday trading, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Inc. shares are currently down about 0.6% on the day.