Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 3/31/16, ESCO Technologies, Inc. (ESE - Get Report) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.08, payable on 4/18/16. As a percentage of ESE's recent stock price of $38.20, this dividend works out to approximately 0.21%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for ESE, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.08 declared by ESCO Technologies, 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 ESE is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.84% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of ESE shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

ESCO Technologies, Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, ESE's low point in its 52 week range is $31.50 per share, with $39.98 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $38.20.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, ESE makes up 4.02% of the First Trust NASDAQ Clean Edge Smart Grid Infrastructure Index Fund ETF ( GRID) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Tuesday.

In Tuesday trading, ESCO Technologies, Inc. shares are currently trading flat on the day.