Simpson Manufacturing About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (SSD)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 7/1/14, Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc. (SSD) 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%.

START SLIDESHOW:
Click here to learn which 25 S.A.F.E. dividend stocks should be on your radar screen »

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

SSD+Dividend+History+Chart

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.

More from Stocks

Eli Lilly Shares Jump After Dividend Boost, Robust 2019 Outlook

Eli Lilly Shares Jump After Dividend Boost, Robust 2019 Outlook

Fed, Micron, Glaxo and Pfizer, FedEx and Facebook - 5 Things You Must Know

Fed, Micron, Glaxo and Pfizer, FedEx and Facebook - 5 Things You Must Know

Listen for These Words from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell

Listen for These Words from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell

Saudi Arabia Is Wishing for Rising Oil Prices to Balance Their Budget

Saudi Arabia Is Wishing for Rising Oil Prices to Balance Their Budget

Jim Cramer: Get Ready for a Wild Ride on This Fed Rate-Hike Day

Jim Cramer: Get Ready for a Wild Ride on This Fed Rate-Hike Day