Mesa Laboratories About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (MLAB)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/27/14, Mesa Laboratories, Inc. ( MLAB) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.15, payable on 9/15/14. As a percentage of MLAB's recent stock price of $69.80, this dividend works out to approximately 0.21%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for MLAB, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.15 declared by Mesa Laboratories, 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 MLAB is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.86% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of MLAB shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Mesa Laboratories, Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, MLAB's low point in its 52 week range is $63.69 per share, with $95.97 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $70.00.

In Monday trading, Mesa Laboratories, Inc. shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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