Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 3/14/18, Sonic Automotive, Inc. (SAH - Get Report) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.06, payable on 4/13/18. As a percentage of SAH's recent stock price of $20.30, this dividend works out to approximately 0.30%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for SAH, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.06 declared by Sonic Automotive, 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 SAH is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.18% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of SAH shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Sonic Automotive, Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, SAH's low point in its 52 week range is $15.95 per share, with $22.75 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $20.30.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, SAH makes up 1.00% of the Guggenheim S&P SmallCap 600 Pure Value ETF ( RZV) which is trading up by about 0.5% on the day Monday.

In Monday trading, Sonic Automotive, Inc. shares are currently up about 0.2% on the day.