Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 3/16/15, Belden Inc (Symbol: BDC) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.05, payable on 4/2/15. As a percentage of BDC's recent stock price of $87.00, this dividend works out to approximately 0.06%.
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from BDC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.23% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of BDC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:
Looking at the chart above, BDC's low point in its 52 week range is $58.06 per share, with $91.02 as the 52 week high point - that compares with a last trade of $87.00.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, BDC makes up 2.66% of the PowerShares Dynamic Networking Portfolio ETF (Symbol: PXQ) which is trading higher by about 0.3% on the day Thursday.
In Thursday trading, Belden Inc shares are currently up about 1.5% on the day.