Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/6/13, Meta Financial Group Inc (CASH) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.13, payable on 10/1/13. As a percentage of CASH's recent stock price of $32.18, this dividend works out to approximately 0.40%.
Below is a dividend history chart for CASH, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.13 declared by Meta Financial Group Inc:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from CASH is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.62% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of CASH shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, CASH's low point in its 52 week range is $22.25 per share, with $33.70 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $32.18.
In Wednesday trading, Meta Financial Group Inc shares are currently down about 0.5% on the day.