Carriage Services About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (CSV)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/14/13, Carriage Services, Inc. (CSV) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.025, payable on 6/3/13. As a percentage of CSV's recent stock price of $16.84, this dividend works out to approximately 0.15%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for CSV, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.025 declared by Carriage Services, 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 CSV is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.59% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of CSV shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Carriage Services, Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, CSV's low point in its 52 week range is $6.91 per share, with $22.32 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $16.84.

In Friday trading, Carriage Services, Inc. shares are currently up about 0.1% on the day.

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