Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/16/13, j2 Global Inc (JCOM) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.24, payable on 6/4/13. As a percentage of JCOM's recent stock price of $40.27, this dividend works out to approximately 0.60%, so look for shares of j2 Global Inc to trade 0.60% lower — all else being equal — when JCOM shares open for trading on 5/16/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for JCOM, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.24 declared by j2 Global Inc:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from JCOM is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.38% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of JCOM shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, JCOM's low point in its 52 week range is $23.55 per share, with $44.66 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $40.33.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, JCOM makes up 1.66% of the S&P SmallCap Information Technology Portfolio ETF (PSCT) which is trading up by about 0.1% on the day Tuesday. In Tuesday trading, j2 Global Inc shares are currently off about 0.1% on the day.