Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/29/14, FutureFuel Corp (FF) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.12, payable on 6/13/14. As a percentage of FF's recent stock price of $17.02, this dividend works out to approximately 0.71%, so look for shares of FutureFuel Corp to trade 0.71% lower — all else being equal — when FF shares open for trading on 5/29/14.
Below is a dividend history chart for FF, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.12 declared by FutureFuel Corp:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from FF is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.82% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of FF shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, FF's low point in its 52 week range is $13.43 per share, with $22.25 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $16.93.
In Tuesday trading, FutureFuel Corp shares are currently up about 2.3% on the day.