Ex-Div Reminder for PetMed Express (PETS)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/10/14, PetMed Express Inc (PETS) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.17, payable on 2/21/14. As a percentage of PETS's recent stock price of $12.65, this dividend works out to approximately 1.34%, so look for shares of PetMed Express Inc to trade 1.34% lower — all else being equal — when PETS shares open for trading on 2/10/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for PETS, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.17 declared by PetMed Express 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 PETS is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 5.38% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of PETS shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

PetMed Express Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, PETS's low point in its 52 week range is $12.24 per share, with $17.75 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $12.69.

In Thursday trading, PetMed Express Inc shares are currently up about 0.2% on the day.

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