Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 1/30/14, Baker Hughes Inc. (BHI) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.15, payable on 2/14/14. As a percentage of BHI's recent stock price of $55.92, this dividend works out to approximately 0.27%.
Below is a dividend history chart for BHI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.15 declared by Baker Hughes Inc.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from BHI is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.07% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of BHI shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, BHI's low point in its 52 week range is $42.60 per share, with $58.83 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $55.98.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, BHI makes up 6.42% of the iShares U.S. Oil Equipment & Services ETF (IEZ) which is trading up by about 0.1% on the day Tuesday. In Tuesday trading, Baker Hughes Inc. shares are currently down about 0.6% on the day.