Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 11/26/13, NACCO Industries Inc. (NC) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.25, payable on 12/13/13. As a percentage of NC's recent stock price of $57.89, this dividend works out to approximately 0.43%.
Below is a dividend history chart for NC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.25 declared by NACCO Industries Inc.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from NC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.73% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.
In Friday trading, NACCO Industries Inc. shares are currently up about 0.3% on the day.