Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/28/15, Optical Cable Corp. (OCC - Get Report) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.02, payable on 11/20/15. As a percentage of OCC's recent stock price of $3.18, this dividend works out to approximately 0.63%, so look for shares of Optical Cable Corp. to trade 0.63% lower — all else being equal — when OCC shares open for trading on 10/28/15.

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Below is a dividend history chart for OCC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.02 declared by Optical Cable Corp.:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from OCC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.52% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of OCC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Optical Cable Corp. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, OCC's low point in its 52 week range is $3.04 per share, with $5.56 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $3.18.

In Monday trading, Optical Cable Corp. shares are currently trading flat on the day.