Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/11/13, Hooker Furniture Corp (HOFT) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.10, payable on 9/27/13. As a percentage of HOFT's recent stock price of $13.50, this dividend works out to approximately 0.74%, so look for shares of Hooker Furniture Corp to trade 0.74% lower — all else being equal — when HOFT shares open for trading on 9/11/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for HOFT, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.10 declared by Hooker Furniture Corp:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from HOFT is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.96% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of HOFT shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, HOFT's low point in its 52 week range is $11.70 per share, with $18.31 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $13.50.
In Monday trading, Hooker Furniture Corp shares are currently up about 0.5% on the day.