Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/12/13, NewMarket Corp (NEU) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $1.10, payable on 1/1/14. As a percentage of NEU's recent stock price of $327.97, this dividend works out to approximately 0.34%.
Below is a dividend history chart for NEU, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $1.10 declared by NewMarket Corp:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from NEU 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 NEU shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, NEU's low point in its 52 week range is $238.00 per share, with $330.25 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $327.97.
In Tuesday trading, NewMarket Corp shares are currently up about 0.1% on the day.