Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/31/13, Stein Mart, Inc. (SMRT) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.05, payable on 1/17/14. As a percentage of SMRT's recent stock price of $13.84, this dividend works out to approximately 0.36%.
Below is a dividend history chart for SMRT, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.05 declared by Stein Mart, Inc.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from SMRT is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.45% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of SMRT shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, SMRT's low point in its 52 week range is $6.96 per share, with $16.17 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $13.75.
In Friday trading, Stein Mart, Inc. shares are currently off about 0.6% on the day.