Materion About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (MTRN)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/14/13, Materion Corp (MTRN) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.08, payable on 9/4/13. As a percentage of MTRN's recent stock price of $30.43, this dividend works out to approximately 0.26%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for MTRN, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.08 declared by Materion Corp:

MTRN+Dividend+History+Chart

In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from MTRN is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.05% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of MTRN shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Materion Corp 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, MTRN's low point in its 52 week range is $18.84 per share, with $31.49 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $30.61.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, MTRN makes up 1.74% of the S&P SmallCap Materials Portfolio ETF ( PSCM) which is trading lower by about 0.3% on the day Monday.

In Monday trading, Materion Corp shares are currently up about 0.2% on the day.

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