Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/18/19, Belden Inc (Symbol: BDC) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.05, payable on 7/9/19. As a percentage of BDC's recent stock price of $58.42, this dividend works out to approximately 0.09%.
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 0.34% 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 $37.79 per share, with $76.39 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $58.25.
In Friday trading, Belden Inc shares are currently off about 1.4% on the day.
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