Ex-Div Reminder For Barrett Business Services (BBSI)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/20/15, Barrett Business Services, Inc. ( BBSI) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.22, payable on 6/5/15. As a percentage of BBSI's recent stock price of $37.11, this dividend works out to approximately 0.59%, so look for shares of Barrett Business Services, Inc. to trade 0.59% lower — all else being equal — when BBSI shares open for trading on 5/20/15.

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Below is a dividend history chart for BBSI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.22 declared by Barrett Business Services, 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 BBSI is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.37% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of BBSI shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Barrett Business Services, Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, BBSI's low point in its 52 week range is $18.25 per share, with $63.45 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $36.97.

In Monday trading, Barrett Business Services, Inc. shares are currently off about 2.5% on the day.

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