Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/16/13, Gladstone Commercial Corp (GOOD) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.125, payable on 5/31/13. As a percentage of GOOD's recent stock price of $19.84, this dividend works out to approximately 0.63%, so look for shares of Gladstone Commercial Corp to trade 0.63% lower — all else being equal — when GOOD shares open for trading on 5/16/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for GOOD, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.125 declared by Gladstone Commercial Corp:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from GOOD is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 7.56% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of GOOD shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, GOOD's low point in its 52 week range is $15.56 per share, with $20.78 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $19.77.
In Tuesday trading, Gladstone Commercial Corp shares are currently up about 1.3% on the day.