Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/7/14, Columbus McKinnon Corp. (CMCO) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.04, payable on 5/19/14. As a percentage of CMCO's recent stock price of $26.03, this dividend works out to approximately 0.15%.
Below is a dividend history chart for CMCO, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.04 declared by Columbus McKinnon Corp. :
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from CMCO is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.61% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of CMCO shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, CMCO's low point in its 52 week range is $17.22 per share, with $28.35 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $25.87.
In Monday trading, Columbus McKinnon Corp. shares are currently down about 0.3% on the day.