Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/3/13, CompX International, Inc. (CIX) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.05, payable on 12/17/13. As a percentage of CIX's recent stock price of $12.80, this dividend works out to approximately 0.39%.
Below is a dividend history chart for CIX, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.05 declared by CompX International, Inc.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from CIX is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.56% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of CIX shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, CIX's low point in its 52 week range is $11.00 per share, with $19.20 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $12.80.
In Friday trading, CompX International, Inc. shares are currently off about 0.8% on the day.