Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/24/13, Deswell Industries, Inc. (DSWL) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.05, payable on 7/18/13. As a percentage of DSWL's recent stock price of $2.55, this dividend works out to approximately 1.96%, so look for shares of Deswell Industries, Inc. to trade 1.96% lower — all else being equal — when DSWL shares open for trading on 6/24/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for DSWL, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.05 declared by Deswell Industries, Inc.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from DSWL is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 7.84% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of DSWL shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, DSWL's low point in its 52 week range is $2.02 per share, with $2.93 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $2.55.
In Thursday trading, Deswell Industries, Inc. shares are currently trading flat on the day.