Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 1/22/14, Core Laboratories N.V. (CLB) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.50, payable on 2/21/14. As a percentage of CLB's recent stock price of $193.33, this dividend works out to approximately 0.26%.
Below is a dividend history chart for CLB, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.50 declared by Core Laboratories N.V. :
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from CLB is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.03% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of CLB shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, CLB's low point in its 52 week range is $114.09 per share, with $200.00 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $194.18.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, CLB makes up 3.09% of the Oil Services ETF (OIH) which is trading higher by about 1.5% on the day Tuesday. In Tuesday trading, Core Laboratories N.V. shares are currently up about 1.2% on the day.