Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/27/13, Hurco Companies, Inc. (HURC) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.05, payable on 1/13/14. As a percentage of HURC's recent stock price of $25.70, this dividend works out to approximately 0.19%.
Below is a dividend history chart for HURC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.05 declared by Hurco Companies, Inc.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from HURC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.78% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of HURC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, HURC's low point in its 52 week range is $22.51 per share, with $31.61 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $25.70.
In Thursday trading, Hurco Companies, Inc. shares are currently up about 0.1% on the day.