Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 1/13/16, McGrath RentCorp (MGRC - Get Report) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.25, payable on 1/29/16. As a percentage of MGRC's recent stock price of $23.62, this dividend works out to approximately 1.06%, so look for shares of McGrath RentCorp to trade 1.06% lower — all else being equal — when MGRC shares open for trading on 1/13/16.

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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 4.23% 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 $22.41 per share, with $35.00 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $23.58.

In Monday trading, McGrath RentCorp shares are currently down about 0.9% on the day.