Cash Dividend On The Way From Douglas Dynamics (PLOW)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/18/14, Douglas Dynamics, Inc. (PLOW) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.2175, payable on 12/31/14. As a percentage of PLOW's recent stock price of $21.12, this dividend works out to approximately 1.03%, so look for shares of Douglas Dynamics, Inc. to trade 1.03% lower — all else being equal — when PLOW shares open for trading on 12/18/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for PLOW, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.2175 declared by Douglas Dynamics, 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 PLOW is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.12% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of PLOW shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Douglas Dynamics, Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, PLOW's low point in its 52 week range is $14.12 per share, with $24.90 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $21.17.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, PLOW makes up 3.34% of the First Trust RBA American Industrial Renaissance ETF ( AIRR) which is trading lower by about 0.2% on the day Tuesday.

In Tuesday trading, Douglas Dynamics, Inc. shares are currently off about 0.3% on the day.

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