Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/15/13, Oaktree Capital Group LLC (OAK) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $1.41, payable on 5/21/13. As a percentage of OAK's recent stock price of $56.57, this dividend works out to approximately 2.49%, so look for shares of Oaktree Capital Group LLC to trade 2.49% lower — all else being equal — when OAK shares open for trading on 5/15/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for OAK, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $1.41 declared by Oaktree Capital Group LLC:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from OAK is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 9.97% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of OAK shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, OAK's low point in its 52 week range is $34.00 per share, with $57.99 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $56.45.
In Monday trading, Oaktree Capital Group LLC shares are currently up about 0.2% on the day.