Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 1/6/14, Acme United Corp. (ACU) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.08, payable on 1/29/14. As a percentage of ACU's recent stock price of $14.90, this dividend works out to approximately 0.54%, so look for shares of Acme United Corp. to trade 0.54% lower — all else being equal — when ACU shares open for trading on 1/6/14.
Below is a dividend history chart for ACU, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.08 declared by Acme United Corp.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from ACU is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.15% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of ACU shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, ACU's low point in its 52 week range is $10.97 per share, with $15.50 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $14.90.
In Thursday trading, Acme United Corp. shares are currently trading flat on the day.