Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/13/13, Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corp (MNR) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.15, payable on 6/17/13. As a percentage of MNR's recent stock price of $10.74, this dividend works out to approximately 1.40%, so look for shares of Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corp to trade 1.40% lower — all else being equal — when MNR shares open for trading on 5/13/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for MNR, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.15 declared by Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corp:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from MNR is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 5.59% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of MNR shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, MNR's low point in its 52 week range is $9.54 per share, with $11.92 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $10.75.
In Thursday trading, Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corp shares are currently down about 0.2% on the day.