Reminder - Digirad (DRAD) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/8/14, Digirad Corp ( DRAD) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.05, payable on 8/25/14. As a percentage of DRAD's recent stock price of $3.21, this dividend works out to approximately 1.56%, so look for shares of Digirad Corp to trade 1.56% lower — all else being equal — when DRAD shares open for trading on 8/8/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for DRAD, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.05 declared by Digirad 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 DRAD is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 6.23% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of DRAD shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Digirad Corp 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, DRAD's low point in its 52 week range is $2.32 per share, with $4.85 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $3.21.

In Wednesday trading, Digirad Corp shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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