Reminder - Barrett Business Services (BBSI) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/20/14, Barrett Business Services, Inc. (BBSI) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.18, payable on 9/5/14. As a percentage of BBSI's recent stock price of $60.36, this dividend works out to approximately 0.30%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for BBSI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.18 declared by Barrett Business Services, Inc.:

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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 BBSI is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.19% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of BBSI shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Barrett Business Services, Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, BBSI's low point in its 52 week range is $41.96 per share, with $102.20 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $60.44.

In Monday trading, Barrett Business Services, Inc. shares are currently up about 1.7% on the day.

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