Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 1/10/14, EPIQ Systems Inc (EPIQ) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.09, payable on 2/24/14. As a percentage of EPIQ's recent stock price of $15.48, this dividend works out to approximately 0.58%, so look for shares of EPIQ Systems Inc to trade 0.58% lower — all else being equal — when EPIQ shares open for trading on 1/10/14.
Below is a dividend history chart for EPIQ, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.09 declared by EPIQ Systems Inc:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from EPIQ is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.33% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of EPIQ shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, EPIQ's low point in its 52 week range is $11.32 per share, with $16.80 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $15.48.
In Wednesday trading, EPIQ Systems Inc shares are currently down about 0.4% on the day.