Reminder - Big 5 Sporting Goods (BGFV) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/28/15, Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp ( BGFV) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.10, payable on 6/15/15. As a percentage of BGFV's recent stock price of $14.43, this dividend works out to approximately 0.69%, so look for shares of Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp to trade 0.69% lower — all else being equal — when BGFV shares open for trading on 5/28/15.

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Below is a dividend history chart for BGFV, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.10 declared by Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp:

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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 BGFV is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.77% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of BGFV shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, BGFV's low point in its 52 week range is $9.19 per share, with $15.17 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $14.45.

In Tuesday trading, Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp shares are currently off about 0.6% on the day.

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