KWR Ex-Dividend Reminder - 10/15/13

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/15/13, Quaker Chemical Corp. ( KWR) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.25, payable on 10/31/13. As a percentage of KWR's recent stock price of $72.61, this dividend works out to approximately 0.34%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for KWR, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.25 declared by Quaker Chemical Corp.:

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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 KWR is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.38% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of KWR shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Quaker Chemical Corp. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, KWR's low point in its 52 week range is $45.63 per share, with $74.32 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $72.61.
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According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, KWR makes up 2.59% of the S&P SmallCap Materials Portfolio ETF ( PSCM) which is trading lower by about 0.2% on the day Friday.

In Friday trading, Quaker Chemical Corp. shares are currently off about 0.6% on the day.

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