Ex-Div Reminder For H&E Equipment Services (HEES)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/26/15, H&E Equipment Services Inc ( HEES) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.25, payable on 6/9/15. As a percentage of HEES's recent stock price of $25.07, this dividend works out to approximately 1.00%, so look for shares of H&E Equipment Services Inc to trade 1.00% lower — all else being equal — when HEES shares open for trading on 5/26/15.

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Below is a dividend history chart for HEES, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.25 declared by H&E Equipment 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 HEES is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.99% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of HEES shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

H&E Equipment Services Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, HEES's low point in its 52 week range is $17.40 per share, with $42.38 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $25.07.

In Friday trading, H&E Equipment Services Inc shares are currently down about 1.6% on the day.

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