Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/3/13, Chicago Rivet & Machine Co. (CVR) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.18, payable on 12/20/13. As a percentage of CVR's recent stock price of $45.70, this dividend works out to approximately 0.39%.
Below is a dividend history chart for CVR, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.18 declared by Chicago Rivet & Machine Co.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from CVR is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.58% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of CVR shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, CVR's low point in its 52 week range is $18.84 per share, with $46.90 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $45.70.
In Friday trading, Chicago Rivet & Machine Co. shares are currently trading flat on the day.