Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/27/13, Culp Inc. (CFI) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.04, payable on 10/15/13. As a percentage of CFI's recent stock price of $18.94, this dividend works out to approximately 0.21%.
Below is a dividend history chart for CFI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.04 declared by Culp Inc.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from CFI is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.84% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of CFI shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, CFI's low point in its 52 week range is $11.61 per share, with $19.60 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $18.94.
In Wednesday trading, Culp Inc. shares are currently up about 0.5% on the day.