Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 3/8/18, Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp (BGFV - Get Report) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.15, payable on 3/23/18. As a percentage of BGFV's recent stock price of $6.80, this dividend works out to approximately 2.21%, so look for shares of Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp to trade 2.21% lower — all else being equal — when BGFV shares open for trading on 3/8/18.

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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:

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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 BGFV is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 8.82% 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 $5.05 per share, with $17.10 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $6.80.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, BGFV makes up 1.21% of the Guggenheim S&P SmallCap 600 Pure Value ETF ( RZV) which is trading up by about 1.1% on the day Tuesday.

In Tuesday trading, Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp shares are currently trading flat on the day.