Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/7/13, MarketAxess Holdings Incorporated (MKTX) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.13, payable on 5/23/13. As a percentage of MKTX's recent stock price of $43.64, this dividend works out to approximately 0.30%.
Below is a dividend history chart for MKTX, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.13 declared by MarketAxess Holdings Incorporated:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from MKTX is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.19% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of MKTX shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, MKTX's low point in its 52 week range is $26.14 per share, with $43.73 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $43.72.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, MKTX makes up 4.00% of the iShares Dow Jones U.S. Broker-Dealers Index Fund ETF (IAI) which is trading higher by about 1.6% on the day Friday. In Friday trading, MarketAxess Holdings Incorporated shares are currently up about 1.4% on the day.