SSI Ex-Dividend Reminder - 5/29/15

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/29/15, Stage Stores Inc. (SSI) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.14, payable on 6/17/15. As a percentage of SSI's recent stock price of $16.64, this dividend works out to approximately 0.84%, so look for shares of Stage Stores Inc. to trade 0.84% lower — all else being equal — when SSI shares open for trading on 5/29/15.

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Below is a dividend history chart for SSI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.14 declared by Stage Stores 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 SSI is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.37% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of SSI shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Stage Stores Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, SSI's low point in its 52 week range is $15.71 per share, with $23.26 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $16.65.

In Wednesday trading, Stage Stores Inc. shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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