Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/12/13, Nuveen Real Estate Income Fund (JRS) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.24, payable on 7/1/13. As a percentage of JRS's recent stock price of $11.58, this dividend works out to approximately 2.07%, so look for shares of Nuveen Real Estate Income Fund to trade 2.07% lower — all else being equal — when JRS shares open for trading on 6/12/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for JRS, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.24 declared by Nuveen Real Estate Income Fund:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from JRS is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 8.29% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of JRS shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, JRS's low point in its 52 week range is $9.50 per share, with $13.98 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $11.58.
In Monday trading, Nuveen Real Estate Income Fund shares are currently off about 0.4% on the day.