Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/14/13, HCI Group Inc (HCI) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.225, payable on 9/20/13. As a percentage of HCI's recent stock price of $34.77, this dividend works out to approximately 0.65%, so look for shares of HCI Group Inc to trade 0.65% lower — all else being equal — when HCI shares open for trading on 8/14/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for HCI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.225 declared by HCI 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 HCI 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 HCI shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, HCI's low point in its 52 week range is $18.29 per share, with $37.94 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $34.92.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, HCI makes up 1.26% of the Global Listed Private Equity Portfolio ETF (PSP) which is trading lower by about 0.3% on the day Monday. In Monday trading, HCI Group Inc shares are currently off about 1.3% on the day.