Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/30/13, Bolt Technology Corp. (BOLT) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.09, payable on 1/15/14. As a percentage of BOLT's recent stock price of $21.47, this dividend works out to approximately 0.42%.
Below is a dividend history chart for BOLT, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.09 declared by Bolt Technology Corp.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from BOLT is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.68% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of BOLT shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, BOLT's low point in its 52 week range is $13.36 per share, with $22.00 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $21.60.
In Thursday trading, Bolt Technology Corp. shares are currently trading flat on the day.