Ex-Div Reminder For Marlin Business Services (MRLN)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/7/15, Marlin Business Services Corp ( MRLN) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.125, payable on 5/21/15. As a percentage of MRLN's recent stock price of $19.14, this dividend works out to approximately 0.65%, so look for shares of Marlin Business Services Corp to trade 0.65% lower — all else being equal — when MRLN shares open for trading on 5/7/15.

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Below is a dividend history chart for MRLN, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.125 declared by Marlin Business Services 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 MRLN is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.61% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of MRLN shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Marlin Business Services Corp 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, MRLN's low point in its 52 week range is $15.97 per share, with $21.75 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $19.07.

In Tuesday trading, Marlin Business Services Corp shares are currently down about 0.3% on the day.

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