Briggs & Stratton About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (BGG)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/15/14, Briggs & Stratton Corp. (BGG) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.125, payable on 10/1/14. As a percentage of BGG's recent stock price of $19.76, this dividend works out to approximately 0.63%, so look for shares of Briggs & Stratton Corp. to trade 0.63% lower — all else being equal — when BGG shares open for trading on 9/15/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for BGG, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.125 declared by Briggs & Stratton Corp.:

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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 BGG is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.53% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of BGG shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Briggs & Stratton Corp. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, BGG's low point in its 52 week range is $18.18 per share, with $23.02 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $19.75.

In Thursday trading, Briggs & Stratton Corp. shares are currently off about 0.2% on the day.

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