Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/25/13, Birner Dental Management Services, Inc. (BDMS) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.22, payable on 10/11/13. As a percentage of BDMS's recent stock price of $18.56, this dividend works out to approximately 1.19%, so look for shares of Birner Dental Management Services, Inc. to trade 1.19% lower — all else being equal — when BDMS shares open for trading on 9/25/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for BDMS, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.22 declared by Birner Dental Management Services, Inc.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from BDMS is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.74% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of BDMS shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, BDMS's low point in its 52 week range is $16.21 per share, with $23.03 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $18.56.
In Monday trading, Birner Dental Management Services, Inc. shares are currently up about 1.4% on the day.