Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/12/14, Micrel, Inc. (MCRL) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.05, payable on 8/28/14. As a percentage of MCRL's recent stock price of $10.96, this dividend works out to approximately 0.46%.Below is a dividend history chart for MCRL, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.05 declared by Micrel, Inc.: In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from MCRL is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.82% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of MCRL shares, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, MCRL's low point in its 52 week range is $8.60 per share, with $11.68 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $10.95. According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, MCRL makes up 347.54% of the WisdomTree U.S. SmallCap Dividend Growth Fund ETF ( DGRS) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Friday. In Friday trading, Micrel, Inc. shares are currently up about 1.9% on the day.
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