Ex-Div Reminder for Digirad (DRAD)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/9/14, Digirad Corp (DRAD) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.05, payable on 5/27/14. As a percentage of DRAD's recent stock price of $3.39, this dividend works out to approximately 1.47%, so look for shares of Digirad Corp to trade 1.47% lower — all else being equal — when DRAD shares open for trading on 5/9/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for DRAD, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.05 declared by Digirad Corp:

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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 DRAD is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 5.90% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of DRAD shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Digirad Corp 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, DRAD's low point in its 52 week range is $2.16 per share, with $4.85 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $3.39.

In Wednesday trading, Digirad Corp shares are currently down about 0.6% on the day.

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