Ex-Div Reminder for Marlin Business Services (MRLN)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/7/14, Marlin Business Services Corp ( MRLN) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.125, payable on 8/21/14. As a percentage of MRLN's recent stock price of $18.37, this dividend works out to approximately 0.68%, so look for shares of Marlin Business Services Corp to trade 0.68% lower — all else being equal — when MRLN shares open for trading on 8/7/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for MRLN, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.125 declared by Marlin Business Services Corp:

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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 MRLN is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.72% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of MRLN shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Marlin Business Services Corp 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, MRLN's low point in its 52 week range is $17.10 per share, with $29.58 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $18.37.

In Tuesday trading, Marlin Business Services Corp shares are currently down about 0.5% on the day.

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