Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/22/17, Haverty Furniture Cos., Inc. (HVT) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.12, payable on 6/9/17. As a percentage of HVT's recent stock price of $23.50, this dividend works out to approximately 0.51%, so look for shares of Haverty Furniture Cos., Inc. to trade 0.51% lower — all else being equal — when HVT shares open for trading on 5/22/17.

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Below is a dividend history chart for HVT, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.12 declared by Haverty Furniture Cos., 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 HVT is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.04% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of HVT shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Haverty Furniture Cos., Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, HVT's low point in its 52 week range is $16.57 per share, with $26.30 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $23.45.

In Thursday trading, Haverty Furniture Cos., Inc. shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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