Cash Dividend On The Way From Bon-Ton Stores Inc (BONT)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 4/17/13, Bon-Ton Stores Inc ( BONT) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.05, payable on 5/6/13. As a percentage of BONT's recent stock price of $13.76, this dividend works out to approximately 0.36%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for BONT, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.05 declared by Bon-Ton Stores Inc:

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from BONT is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.45% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of BONT shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Bon-Ton Stores Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, BONT's low point in its 52 week range is $3.50 per share, with $14.99 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $13.86.

In Monday trading, Bon-Ton Stores Inc shares are currently up about 0.6% on the day.
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