Cash Dividend On The Way From Educational Development (EDUC)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/11/13, Educational Development Corp. (EDUC) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.08, payable on 12/20/13. As a percentage of EDUC's recent stock price of $3.28, this dividend works out to approximately 2.44%, so look for shares of Educational Development Corp. to trade 2.44% lower — all else being equal — when EDUC shares open for trading on 12/11/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for EDUC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.08 declared by Educational Development 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 EDUC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 9.76% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of EDUC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Educational Development Corp. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, EDUC's low point in its 52 week range is $2.45 per share, with $4.15 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $3.28.

In Monday trading, Educational Development Corp. shares are currently down about 0.6% on the day.

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