Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 11/10/14, Spartan Motors, Inc. (SPAR - Get Report) will trade ex-dividend, for its semi-annual dividend of $0.05, payable on 12/18/14. As a percentage of SPAR's recent stock price of $5.56, this dividend works out to approximately 0.90%, so look for shares of Spartan Motors, Inc. to trade 0.90% lower — all else being equal — when SPAR shares open for trading on 11/10/14.Below is a dividend history chart for SPAR, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.05 declared by Spartan Motors, Inc.: In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from SPAR is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.80% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of SPAR shares, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, SPAR's low point in its 52 week range is $4.26 per share, with $7.18 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $5.56. In Thursday trading, Spartan Motors, Inc. shares are currently down about 0.5% on the day.
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