Cash Dividend On The Way From Hardinge (HDNG)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/26/14, Hardinge Inc. (HDNG) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.02, payable on 3/10/14. As a percentage of HDNG's recent stock price of $14.67, this dividend works out to approximately 0.14%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for HDNG, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.02 declared by Hardinge 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 HDNG is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.55% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of HDNG shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Hardinge Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, HDNG's low point in its 52 week range is $11.91 per share, with $16.88 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $14.68.

In Monday trading, Hardinge Inc. shares are currently up about 1% on the day.

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