Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 11/1/13, Chase Corp. (CCF) will trade ex-dividend, for its annual dividend of $0.45, payable on 12/4/13. As a percentage of CCF's recent stock price of $30.50, this dividend works out to approximately 1.48%, so look for shares of Chase Corp. to trade 1.48% lower — all else being equal — when CCF shares open for trading on 11/1/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for CCF, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.45 declared by Chase Corp.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from CCF is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.48% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of CCF shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, CCF's low point in its 52 week range is $16.11 per share, with $31.51 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $30.50.
In Wednesday trading, Chase Corp. shares are currently trading flat on the day.