SMRT Ex-Dividend Reminder - 10/1/14

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/1/14, Stein Mart, Inc. ( SMRT) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.075, payable on 10/17/14. As a percentage of SMRT's recent stock price of $11.55, this dividend works out to approximately 0.65%, so look for shares of Stein Mart, Inc. to trade 0.65% lower — all else being equal — when SMRT shares open for trading on 10/1/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for SMRT, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.075 declared by Stein Mart, 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 SMRT is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.60% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of SMRT shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Stein Mart, Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, SMRT's low point in its 52 week range is $11.53 per share, with $16.17 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $11.55.

In Monday trading, Stein Mart, Inc. shares are currently down about 1.4% on the day.

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