Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 4/1/14, Acme United Corp. (ACU) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.08, payable on 4/25/14. As a percentage of ACU's recent stock price of $16.34, this dividend works out to approximately 0.49%.
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 1.96% 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 $11.95 per share, with $17.88 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $16.34.
In Friday trading, Acme United Corp. shares are currently trading flat on the day.