Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 7/15/15, McGrath RentCorp (MGRC - Get Report) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.25, payable on 7/31/15. As a percentage of MGRC's recent stock price of $29.01, this dividend works out to approximately 0.86%, so look for shares of McGrath RentCorp to trade 0.86% lower — all else being equal — when MGRC shares open for trading on 7/15/15.

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Below is a dividend history chart for MGRC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.25 declared by McGrath RentCorp:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from MGRC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.45% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of MGRC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

McGrath RentCorp 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, MGRC's low point in its 52 week range is $28.55 per share, with $38.79 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $29.01.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, MGRC makes up 1.62% of the ProShares Russell 2000 Dividend Growers ETF ( SMDV) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Monday.

In Monday trading, McGrath RentCorp shares are currently up about 1.4% on the day.