Cash Dividend On The Way From Psychemedics (PMD)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/6/15, Psychemedics Corp. ( PMD) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.15, payable on 5/18/15. As a percentage of PMD's recent stock price of $15.65, this dividend works out to approximately 0.96%, so look for shares of Psychemedics Corp. to trade 0.96% lower — all else being equal — when PMD shares open for trading on 5/6/15.

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Below is a dividend history chart for PMD, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.15 declared by Psychemedics Corp.:

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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 PMD is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.83% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of PMD shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Psychemedics Corp. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, PMD's low point in its 52 week range is $12.42 per share, with $17.83 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $15.65.

In Monday trading, Psychemedics Corp. shares are currently off about 2.8% on the day.

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