Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/2/13, Wayside Technology Group Inc (WSTG) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.16, payable on 8/16/13. As a percentage of WSTG's recent stock price of $12.46, this dividend works out to approximately 1.28%, so look for shares of Wayside Technology Group Inc to trade 1.28% lower — all else being equal — when WSTG shares open for trading on 8/2/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for WSTG, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.16 declared by Wayside Technology Group Inc:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from WSTG is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 5.14% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of WSTG shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, WSTG's low point in its 52 week range is $10.69 per share, with $13.16 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $12.46.
In Wednesday trading, Wayside Technology Group Inc shares are currently off about 0.7% on the day.