Empire Resources About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (ERS)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/30/15, Empire Resources Inc (ERS) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.025, payable on 7/17/15. As a percentage of ERS's recent stock price of $4.04, this dividend works out to approximately 0.62%, so look for shares of Empire Resources Inc to trade 0.62% lower — all else being equal — when ERS shares open for trading on 6/30/15.

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Below is a dividend history chart for ERS, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.025 declared by Empire Resources 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 ERS is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.48% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of ERS shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Empire Resources Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, ERS's low point in its 52 week range is $3.71 per share, with $6.23 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $4.04.

In Friday trading, Empire Resources Inc shares are currently down about 1.5% on the day.

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