Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/16/16, L.S. Starrett Co. (SCX) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.10, payable on 9/30/16. As a percentage of SCX's recent stock price of $10.29, this dividend works out to approximately 0.97%, so look for shares of L.S. Starrett Co. to trade 0.97% lower — all else being equal — when SCX shares open for trading on 9/16/16.

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Below is a dividend history chart for SCX, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.10 declared by L.S. Starrett Co.:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from SCX is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.89% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of SCX shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

L.S. Starrett Co. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, SCX's low point in its 52 week range is $8.40 per share, with $13.71 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $10.29.

In Wednesday trading, L.S. Starrett Co. shares are currently up about 2.3% on the day.