Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/26/13, Equity Lifestyle Properties Inc (ELS) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.50, payable on 7/12/13. As a percentage of ELS's recent stock price of $73.92, this dividend works out to approximately 0.68%, so look for shares of Equity Lifestyle Properties Inc to trade 0.68% lower — all else being equal — when ELS shares open for trading on 6/26/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for ELS, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.50 declared by Equity Lifestyle Properties Inc:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from ELS is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.71% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of ELS shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, ELS's low point in its 52 week range is $63.18 per share, with $85.72 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $74.17.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, ELS makes up 1.97% of the iShares FTSE NAREIT Residential Plus Capped Index Fund ETF (REZ) which is trading lower by about 1.3% on the day Monday. In Monday trading, Equity Lifestyle Properties Inc shares are currently off about 1.4% on the day.