Ex-Div Reminder for Marcus (MCS)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 1/23/14, Marcus Corp. (MCS) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.085, payable on 2/17/14. As a percentage of MCS's recent stock price of $13.63, this dividend works out to approximately 0.62%, so look for shares of Marcus Corp. to trade 0.62% lower — all else being equal — when MCS shares open for trading on 1/23/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for MCS, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.085 declared by Marcus Corp. :

MCS+Dividend+History+Chart

In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from MCS is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.49% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of MCS shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Marcus Corp.  200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, MCS's low point in its 52 week range is $11.63 per share, with $15.00 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $13.65.

In Tuesday trading, Marcus Corp. shares are currently up about 1.2% on the day.

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