Ex-Div Reminder for Powell Industries (POWL)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 11/17/14, Powell Industries, Inc. (POWL) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.26, payable on 12/17/14. As a percentage of POWL's recent stock price of $46.00, this dividend works out to approximately 0.57%, so look for shares of Powell Industries, Inc. to trade 0.57% lower — all else being equal — when POWL shares open for trading on 11/17/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for POWL, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.26 declared by Powell Industries, 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 POWL is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.26% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of POWL shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Powell Industries, Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, POWL's low point in its 52 week range is $38.12 per share, with $70.75 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $46.27.

In Thursday trading, Powell Industries, Inc. shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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