Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 12/6/18, National Oilwell Varco Inc (Symbol: NOV) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.05, payable on 12/21/18. As a percentage of NOV's recent stock price of $32.83, this dividend works out to approximately 0.15%.
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from NOV is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.61% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of NOV shares, versus its 200 day moving average:
Looking at the chart above, NOV's low point in its 52 week range is $31.30 per share, with $49.08 as the 52 week high point - that compares with a last trade of $32.80.
In Tuesday trading, National Oilwell Varco Inc shares are currently off about 0.1% on the day.