Ex-Div Reminder for Harte-Hanks (HHS)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/29/14, Harte-Hanks, Inc. (HHS) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.085, payable on 6/13/14. As a percentage of HHS's recent stock price of $8.05, this dividend works out to approximately 1.06%, so look for shares of Harte-Hanks, Inc. to trade 1.06% lower — all else being equal — when HHS shares open for trading on 5/29/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for HHS, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.085 declared by Harte-Hanks, 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 HHS is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.22% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of HHS shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Harte-Hanks, Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, HHS's low point in its 52 week range is $6.70 per share, with $10.12 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $8.05.

In Tuesday trading, Harte-Hanks, Inc. shares are currently up about 0.6% on the day.

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