Reminder - Badger Meter (BMI) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/27/14, Badger Meter, Inc. (BMI) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.19, payable on 9/15/14. As a percentage of BMI's recent stock price of $51.85, this dividend works out to approximately 0.37%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for BMI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.19 declared by Badger Meter, 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 BMI is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.47% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of BMI shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Badger Meter, Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, BMI's low point in its 52 week range is $44.57 per share, with $56.96 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $51.85.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, BMI makes up 4.27% of the First Trust NASDAQ Clean Edge Smart Grid Infrastructure Index Fund ETF ( GRID) which is trading lower by about 0.2% on the day Monday.

In Monday trading, Badger Meter, Inc. shares are currently off about 0.1% on the day.

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