Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/26/13, Boston Properties, Inc. (BXP) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.65, payable on 7/31/13. As a percentage of BXP's recent stock price of $100.45, this dividend works out to approximately 0.65%, so look for shares of Boston Properties, Inc. to trade 0.65% lower — all else being equal — when BXP shares open for trading on 6/26/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for BXP, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.65 declared by Boston 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 BXP is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.59% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of BXP shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, BXP's low point in its 52 week range is $99.23 per share, with $117.00 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $100.24.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, BXP makes up 15.11% of the iShares FTSE NAREIT Industrial/Office Capped Index Fund ETF (FNIO) which is trading lower by about 1.9% on the day Monday. According to Preferred Stock Channel, there is a series of preferred stock that is senior to BXP, which trades under the symbol BXP.PRB — more info ». In Monday trading, Boston Properties, Inc. shares are currently off about 1.5% on the day.