Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/3/13, Bolt Technology Corp. (BOLT) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.09, payable on 10/3/13. As a percentage of BOLT's recent stock price of $18.12, this dividend works out to approximately 0.50%.
Below is a dividend history chart for BOLT, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.09 declared by Bolt Technology Corp.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from BOLT is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.99% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of BOLT shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, BOLT's low point in its 52 week range is $13.36 per share, with $19.15 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $18.12.
In Friday trading, Bolt Technology Corp. shares are currently off about 0.2% on the day.