KAI Ex-Dividend Reminder - 10/8/13

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/8/13, Kadant Inc (KAI) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.125, payable on 11/7/13. As a percentage of KAI's recent stock price of $32.20, this dividend works out to approximately 0.39%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for KAI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.125 declared by Kadant Inc:

KAI+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 KAI is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.55% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of KAI shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Kadant Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, KAI's low point in its 52 week range is $21.59 per share, with $35.04 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $32.20.

In Friday trading, Kadant Inc shares are currently down about 0.2% on the day.

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