Reminder - PC-Tel (PCTI) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/4/15, PC-Tel Inc (PCTI) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.05, payable on 2/13/15. As a percentage of PCTI's recent stock price of $8.35, this dividend works out to approximately 0.60%, so look for shares of PC-Tel Inc to trade 0.60% lower — all else being equal — when PCTI shares open for trading on 2/4/15.

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Below is a dividend history chart for PCTI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.05 declared by PC-Tel 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 PCTI is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.40% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of PCTI shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

PC-Tel Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, PCTI's low point in its 52 week range is $6.95 per share, with $9.30 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $8.30.

In Monday trading, PC-Tel Inc shares are currently down about 0.5% on the day.

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