Cash Dividend On The Way From Guardian Capital Group (GCG)

On 10/8/13, Guardian Capital Group Ltd. (TSX: GCG.TO) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.05, payable on 10/17/13. As a percentage of GCG's recent stock price of $15.00, this dividend works out to approximately 0.33%.

Below is a dividend history chart for GCG, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.05 declared by Guardian Capital Group Ltd.:

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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 GCG is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.33% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of GCG shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Guardian Capital Group Ltd. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, GCG's low point in its 52 week range is $14.21 per share, with $16.00 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $15.00.

In Friday trading, Guardian Capital Group Ltd. shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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