Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 4/14/15, McGrath RentCorp (MGRC - Get Report) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.25, payable on 4/30/15. As a percentage of MGRC's recent stock price of $33.82, this dividend works out to approximately 0.74%, so look for shares of McGrath RentCorp to trade 0.74% lower — all else being equal — when MGRC shares open for trading on 4/14/15.

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Below is a dividend history chart for MGRC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.25 declared by McGrath RentCorp:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from MGRC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.96% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of MGRC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

McGrath RentCorp 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, MGRC's low point in its 52 week range is $29.02 per share, with $38.79 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $33.82.

In Friday trading, McGrath RentCorp shares are currently down about 0.8% on the day.