On 4/19/11, Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.1575, payable on 5/13/11. As a percentage of HCSG's recent stock price of $17.43, this dividend works out to approximately 0.90%.
Below is a dividend history chart for HCSG, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.1575 declared by Healthcare Services Group, Inc.:
HCSG Dividend History
* Data may be adjusted for splits; we are not responsible for data errors; always verify data with the company.
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from HCSG is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.61% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.
HCSG operates in the Business Services & Equipment sector, among companies like Paychex Inc (NASDAQ:PAYX) which is down about 2% today, and Western Union Co. (NYSE:WU) trading lower by about 0.3%. Below is a three month price history chart comparing the stock performance of HCSG, versus PAYX and WU.
In Monday trading, Healthcare Services Group, Inc. shares are currently down about 1% on the day.
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