Reminder - Gorman-Rupp (GRC) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/13/15, Gorman-Rupp Co. (GRC) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.10, payable on 6/10/15. As a percentage of GRC's recent stock price of $27.01, this dividend works out to approximately 0.37%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for GRC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.10 declared by Gorman-Rupp Co.:

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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 GRC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.48% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of GRC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Gorman-Rupp Co. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, GRC's low point in its 52 week range is $26.42 per share, with $39.36 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $27.01.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, GRC makes up 3.34% of the First Trust ISE Water Index Fund ETF ( FIW) which is trading lower by about 0.1% on the day Monday.

In Monday trading, Gorman-Rupp Co. shares are currently down about 0.8% on the day.

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