Ex-Div Reminder for Harte-Hanks (HHS)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/28/15, Harte-Hanks Inc (HHS) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.085, payable on 6/15/15. As a percentage of HHS's recent stock price of $6.19, this dividend works out to approximately 1.37%, so look for shares of Harte-Hanks Inc to trade 1.37% lower — all else being equal — when HHS shares open for trading on 5/28/15.

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Below is a dividend history chart for HHS, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.085 declared by Harte-Hanks 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 HHS is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 5.49% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of HHS shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Harte-Hanks Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, HHS's low point in its 52 week range is $5.65 per share, with $8.27 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $6.16.

In Tuesday trading, Harte-Hanks Inc shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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