Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/30/17, Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp (BGFV - Get Report) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.15, payable on 9/15/17. As a percentage of BGFV's recent stock price of $7.85, this dividend works out to approximately 1.91%, so look for shares of Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp to trade 1.91% lower — all else being equal — when BGFV shares open for trading on 8/30/17.

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Below is a dividend history chart for BGFV, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.15 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 7.64% 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 $7.35 per share, with $20.35 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $7.90.

In Monday trading, Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp shares are currently down about 1.3% on the day.