Reminder - Crown Crafts (CRWS) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/11/13, Crown Crafts, Inc. ( CRWS) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.08, payable on 1/3/14. As a percentage of CRWS's recent stock price of $7.97, this dividend works out to approximately 1.00%, so look for shares of Crown Crafts, Inc. to trade 1.00% lower — all else being equal — when CRWS shares open for trading on 12/11/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for CRWS, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.08 declared by Crown Crafts, 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 CRWS is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.02% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of CRWS shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Crown Crafts, Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, CRWS's low point in its 52 week range is $4.80 per share, with $8.20 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $7.97.

In Monday trading, Crown Crafts, Inc. shares are currently down about 0.4% on the day.
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