Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 7/1/14, Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc. (SSD - Get Report) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.14, payable on 7/24/14. As a percentage of SSD's recent stock price of $36.03, this dividend works out to approximately 0.39%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for SSD, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.14 declared by Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc. :


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from SSD is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.55% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of SSD shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc.  200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, SSD's low point in its 52 week range is $28.744 per share, with $37.49 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $36.01.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, SSD makes up 1.26% of the SPDR S&P Homebuilders ETF ( XHB) which is trading lower by about 0.1% on the day Friday.

In Friday trading, Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc. shares are currently down about 0.2% on the day.