Zep About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (ZEP)

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%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for ZEP, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.05 declared by Zep Inc:

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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 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:

Zep Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

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.
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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.

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