Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/13/13, Nuveen Select Tax-Free Income Portfolio (NXP) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.0525, payable on 6/3/13. As a percentage of NXP's recent stock price of $14.72, this dividend works out to approximately 0.36%.
Below is a dividend history chart for NXP, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.0525 declared by Nuveen Select Tax-Free Income Portfolio:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from NXP is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.28% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of NXP shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, NXP's low point in its 52 week range is $14.08 per share, with $17.69 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $14.72.
In Thursday trading, Nuveen Select Tax-Free Income Portfolio shares are currently off about 0.4% on the day.