Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 3/19/14, Douglas Dynamics, Inc. (PLOW) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.2175, payable on 3/31/14. As a percentage of PLOW's recent stock price of $17.78, this dividend works out to approximately 1.22%, so look for shares of Douglas Dynamics, Inc. to trade 1.22% lower — all else being equal — when PLOW shares open for trading on 3/19/14.
Below is a dividend history chart for PLOW, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.2175 declared by Douglas Dynamics, Inc.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from PLOW is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.89% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of PLOW shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, PLOW's low point in its 52 week range is $12.72 per share, with $17.939 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $17.71.
In Monday trading, Douglas Dynamics, Inc. shares are currently up about 2.2% on the day.