Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/15/13, A.H. Belo Corp (AHC) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.06, payable on 6/7/13. As a percentage of AHC's recent stock price of $5.92, this dividend works out to approximately 1.01%, so look for shares of A.H. Belo Corp to trade 1.01% lower — all else being equal — when AHC shares open for trading on 5/15/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for AHC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.06 declared by A.H. Belo Corp:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from AHC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.05% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of AHC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, AHC's low point in its 52 week range is $3.60 per share, with $6.20 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $5.92.
In Monday trading, A.H. Belo Corp shares are currently off about 0.5% on the day.