Reminder - American Science & Engineering (ASEI) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/29/14, American Science & Engineering Inc (ASEI) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.50, payable on 6/9/14. As a percentage of ASEI's recent stock price of $68.89, this dividend works out to approximately 0.73%, so look for shares of American Science & Engineering Inc to trade 0.73% lower — all else being equal — when ASEI shares open for trading on 5/29/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for ASEI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.50 declared by American Science & Engineering 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 ASEI is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.90% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of ASEI shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

American Science & Engineering Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, ASEI's low point in its 52 week range is $55.28 per share, with $74.75 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $68.54.

In Tuesday trading, American Science & Engineering Inc shares are currently up about 0.7% on the day.

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