Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/5/13, Donaldson Co. Inc. (DCI) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.14, payable on 12/20/13. As a percentage of DCI's recent stock price of $41.70, this dividend works out to approximately 0.34%.
Below is a dividend history chart for DCI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.14 declared by Donaldson Co. Inc.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from DCI is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.34% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of DCI shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, DCI's low point in its 52 week range is $32.26 per share, with $42.29 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $41.70.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, DCI makes up 2.56% of the Environmental Services ETF (EVX) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Tuesday. In Tuesday trading, Donaldson Co. Inc. shares are currently down about 0.4% on the day.