Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/21/13, QAD, Inc. (QADB) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.06, payable on 7/2/13. As a percentage of QADB's recent stock price of $10.64, this dividend works out to approximately 0.56%, so look for shares of QAD, Inc. to trade 0.56% lower — all else being equal — when QADB shares open for trading on 6/21/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for QADB, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.06 declared by QAD, Inc.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from QADB is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.26% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of QADB shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, QADB's low point in its 52 week range is $10.00 per share, with $14.07 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $10.64.
In Wednesday trading, QAD, Inc. shares are currently up about 0.2% on the day.