Ex-Div Reminder for Ark Restaurants (ARKR)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/17/14, Ark Restaurants Corp. ( ARKR) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.25, payable on 10/3/14. As a percentage of ARKR's recent stock price of $22.38, this dividend works out to approximately 1.12%, so look for shares of Ark Restaurants Corp. to trade 1.12% lower — all else being equal — when ARKR shares open for trading on 9/17/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for ARKR, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.25 declared by Ark Restaurants 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 ARKR is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.47% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of ARKR shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Ark Restaurants Corp. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, ARKR's low point in its 52 week range is $20.90 per share, with $23.31 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $22.38.

In Monday trading, Ark Restaurants Corp. shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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