Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 3/4/16, Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp (BGFV - Get Report) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.125, payable on 3/22/16. As a percentage of BGFV's recent stock price of $11.78, this dividend works out to approximately 1.06%, so look for shares of Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp to trade 1.06% lower — all else being equal — when BGFV shares open for trading on 3/4/16.

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Below is a dividend history chart for BGFV, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.125 declared by Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from BGFV is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.25% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of BGFV shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, BGFV's low point in its 52 week range is $8.52 per share, with $15.47 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $11.80.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, BGFV makes up 1.38% of the Guggenheim S&P SmallCap 600 Pure Value ETF ( RZV) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Thursday.

In Thursday trading, Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp shares are currently off about 1.1% on the day.