Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 7/8/13, Credit Suisse Asset Management I (CIK) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.0235, payable on 7/16/13. As a percentage of CIK's recent stock price of $3.68, this dividend works out to approximately 0.64%, so look for shares of Credit Suisse Asset Management I to trade 0.64% lower — all else being equal — when CIK shares open for trading on 7/8/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for CIK, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.0235 declared by Credit Suisse Asset Management I:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from CIK is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 7.66% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of CIK shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, CIK's low point in its 52 week range is $3.49 per share, with $4.27 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $3.67.
In Friday trading, Credit Suisse Asset Management I shares are currently off about 1.3% on the day.