Cash Dividend On The Way From Dawson Geophysical (DWSN)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/13/14, Dawson Geophysical Co. (DWSN) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.08, payable on 8/29/14. As a percentage of DWSN's recent stock price of $23.81, this dividend works out to approximately 0.34%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for DWSN, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.08 declared by Dawson Geophysical Co.:

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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 DWSN is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.34% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of DWSN shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Dawson Geophysical Co. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, DWSN's low point in its 52 week range is $23.80 per share, with $37.61 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $23.81.

In Monday trading, Dawson Geophysical Co. shares are currently down about 1.9% on the day.

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