Avnet About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (AVT)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/30/14, Avnet Inc (AVT) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.15, payable on 6/16/14. As a percentage of AVT's recent stock price of $43.37, this dividend works out to approximately 0.35%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for AVT, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.15 declared by Avnet 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 AVT is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.38% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of AVT shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Avnet Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, AVT's low point in its 52 week range is $32.52 per share, with $48.18 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $43.22.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, AVT makes up 2.03% of the Guggenheim S&P MidCap 400 Pure Value ETF ( RFV) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Wednesday.

In Wednesday trading, Avnet Inc shares are currently down about 0.5% on the day.

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