Materion About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (MTRN)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/18/14, Materion Corp ( MTRN) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.08, payable on 3/6/14. As a percentage of MTRN's recent stock price of $28.22, this dividend works out to approximately 0.28%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for MTRN, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.08 declared by Materion Corp:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from MTRN is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.13% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of MTRN shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Materion Corp 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, MTRN's low point in its 52 week range is $24.58 per share, with $33.69 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $28.22.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, MTRN makes up 1.33% of the S&P SmallCap Materials Portfolio ETF ( PSCM) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Friday.

In Friday trading, Materion Corp shares are currently up about 0.9% on the day.

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