Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 4/8/14, Brady Corp. (BRC) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.195, payable on 4/30/14. As a percentage of BRC's recent stock price of $27.99, this dividend works out to approximately 0.70%, so look for shares of Brady Corp. to trade 0.70% lower — all else being equal — when BRC shares open for trading on 4/8/14.
Below is a dividend history chart for BRC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.195 declared by Brady Corp.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from BRC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.79% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of BRC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, BRC's low point in its 52 week range is $24.75 per share, with $35.75 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $27.94.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, BRC makes up 1.59% of the PowerShares High Yield Equity Dividend Achievers Portfolio ETF (PEY) which is trading higher by about 0.2% on the day Friday. In Friday trading, Brady Corp. shares are currently up about 0.4% on the day.