Reminder - Collectors Universe (CLCT) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/13/15, Collectors Universe Inc (CLCT) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.35, payable on 5/29/15. As a percentage of CLCT's recent stock price of $23.29, this dividend works out to approximately 1.50%, so look for shares of Collectors Universe Inc to trade 1.50% lower — all else being equal — when CLCT shares open for trading on 5/13/15.

START SLIDESHOW:
Click here to learn which 25 S.A.F.E. dividend stocks should be on your radar screen »

Below is a dividend history chart for CLCT, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.35 declared by Collectors Universe Inc:

CLCT+Dividend+History+Chart

In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from CLCT is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 6.01% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of CLCT shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Collectors Universe Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, CLCT's low point in its 52 week range is $18.21 per share, with $25.82 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $23.29.

In Monday trading, Collectors Universe Inc shares are currently off about 0.5% on the day.

More from Stocks

Markets Look Confused After Latest Beating

Markets Look Confused After Latest Beating

General Electric Expulsion From Dow Symbolizes Unsettled Week in Markets

General Electric Expulsion From Dow Symbolizes Unsettled Week in Markets

How Small-Cap Stocks Can Protect Your Portfolio From a Trade War

How Small-Cap Stocks Can Protect Your Portfolio From a Trade War

Week Ahead: Trade Fears and Stress Tests Signal More Volatility To Come

Week Ahead: Trade Fears and Stress Tests Signal More Volatility To Come

3 Great Stock Market Sectors Millennials Should Invest In

3 Great Stock Market Sectors Millennials Should Invest In