Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/16/13, Core Laboratories N.V. (CLB) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.32, payable on 11/20/13. As a percentage of CLB's recent stock price of $172.60, this dividend works out to approximately 0.19%.
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Below is a dividend history chart for CLB, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.32 declared by Core Laboratories N.V. :
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from CLB is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.74% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of CLB shares, versus its 200 day moving average:
Looking at the chart above, CLB's low point in its 52 week range is $94.72 per share, with $178.18 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $172.36.
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According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, CLB makes up 2.90% of the Dynamic Oil & Gas Services Portfolio ETF
which is trading lower by about 1.1% on the day Monday.
In Monday trading, Core Laboratories N.V. shares are currently down about 0.5% on the day.