Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/15/13, Zep Inc ( ZEP) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.05, payable on 11/1/13. As a percentage of ZEP's recent stock price of $17.49, this dividend works out to approximately 0.29%.Below is a dividend history chart for ZEP, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.05 declared by Zep Inc: In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from ZEP is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.14% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of ZEP shares, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, ZEP's low point in its 52 week range is $11.87 per share, with $17.51 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $17.43.
Three Months Free, a $100 Value, Just Submit Your Top Stock Pick! (Offer ends 11/10/2013) According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, ZEP makes up 1.86% of the First Trust Small Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund ETF ( FYT) which is trading higher by about 0.1% on the day Friday. In Friday trading, Zep Inc shares are currently up about 1.1% on the day.