On 10/15/13, Richelieu Hardware Ltd. (TSX: RCH.TO) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.13, payable on 10/31/13. As a percentage of RCH's recent stock price of $44.71, this dividend works out to approximately 0.29%.

Below is a dividend history chart for RCH, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.13 declared by Richelieu Hardware Ltd.:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from RCH is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.16% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of RCH shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Richelieu Hardware Ltd. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, RCH's low point in its 52 week range is $39.87 per share, with $46.15 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $44.71.
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In Friday trading, Richelieu Hardware Ltd. shares are currently trading flat on the day.