Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 3/1/17, Chicago Rivet & Machine Co. (CVR - Get Report) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.20, payable on 3/20/17. As a percentage of CVR's recent stock price of $40.40, this dividend works out to approximately 0.50%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for CVR, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.20 declared by Chicago Rivet & Machine Co.:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from CVR is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.98% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of CVR shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Chicago Rivet & Machine Co. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, CVR's low point in its 52 week range is $23.66 per share, with $49.34 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $41.82.

In Monday trading, Chicago Rivet & Machine Co. shares are currently trading flat on the day.