Ex-Div Reminder for G & K Services (GK)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/9/14, G & K Services, Inc. ( GK) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.31, payable on 9/26/14. As a percentage of GK's recent stock price of $57.21, this dividend works out to approximately 0.54%, so look for shares of G & K Services, Inc. to trade 0.54% lower — all else being equal — when GK shares open for trading on 9/9/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for GK, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.31 declared by G & K 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 GK is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.17% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of GK shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

G & K Services, Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, GK's low point in its 52 week range is $47.40 per share, with $65.36 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $57.21.

In Friday trading, G & K Services, Inc. shares are currently up about 0.2% on the day.

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