Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/24/13, CTS Corp. (CTS) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.04, payable on 1/31/14. As a percentage of CTS's recent stock price of $18.07, this dividend works out to approximately 0.22%.
Below is a dividend history chart for CTS, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.04 declared by CTS Corp.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from CTS is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.89% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of CTS shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, CTS's low point in its 52 week range is $9.33 per share, with $19.44 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $18.08.
In Friday trading, CTS Corp. shares are currently up about 0.5% on the day.