Reminder - Bassett Furniture Industries (BSET) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/13/13, Bassett Furniture Industries, Inc ( BSET) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.05, payable on 5/31/13. As a percentage of BSET's recent stock price of $14.04, this dividend works out to approximately 0.36%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for BSET, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.05 declared by Bassett Furniture Industries, 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 BSET is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.42% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of BSET shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Bassett Furniture Industries, Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, BSET's low point in its 52 week range is $8.62 per share, with $16.24 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $14.04.

In Thursday trading, Bassett Furniture Industries, Inc shares are currently off about 0.9% on the day.
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