Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/26/13, SkyWest Inc. (SKYW) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.04, payable on 7/5/13. As a percentage of SKYW's recent stock price of $13.52, this dividend works out to approximately 0.30%.
Below is a dividend history chart for SKYW, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.04 declared by SkyWest Inc.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from SKYW is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.18% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of SKYW shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, SKYW's low point in its 52 week range is $6.25 per share, with $16.32 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $13.51.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, SKYW makes up 1.34% of the Dynamic Industrials Sector Portfolio ETF (PRN) which is trading lower by about 1.8% on the day Monday. In Monday trading, SkyWest Inc. shares are currently off about 0.7% on the day.