Reminder - Powell Industries (POWL) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/18/15, Powell Industries, Inc. ( POWL) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.26, payable on 6/17/15. As a percentage of POWL's recent stock price of $36.65, this dividend works out to approximately 0.71%, so look for shares of Powell Industries, Inc. to trade 0.71% lower — all else being equal — when POWL shares open for trading on 5/18/15.

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Below is a dividend history chart for POWL, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.26 declared by Powell Industries, Inc.:

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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 POWL is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.84% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of POWL shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Powell Industries, Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, POWL's low point in its 52 week range is $31.54 per share, with $67.89 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $36.65.

In Thursday trading, Powell Industries, Inc. shares are currently up about 0.9% on the day.

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