Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/22/14, Baldwin & Lyons Class A (BWINA) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.25, payable on 9/9/14. As a percentage of BWINA's recent stock price of $24.26, this dividend works out to approximately 1.03%, so look for shares of Baldwin & Lyons Class A to trade 1.03% lower — all else being equal — when BWINA shares open for trading on 8/22/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for BWINA, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.25 declared by Baldwin & Lyons Class A:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from BWINA is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.12% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of BWINA shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Baldwin & Lyons Class A 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, BWINA's low point in its 52 week range is $22.06 per share, with $26.64 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $24.26.

In Wednesday trading, Baldwin & Lyons Class A shares are currently trading flat on the day.