Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/23/13, Cifc Corporation (CIFC) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.10, payable on 9/17/13. As a percentage of CIFC's recent stock price of $8.04, this dividend works out to approximately 1.24%, so look for shares of Cifc Corporation to trade 1.24% lower — all else being equal — when CIFC shares open for trading on 8/23/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for CIFC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.10 declared by Cifc Corporation:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from CIFC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.98% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of CIFC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, CIFC's low point in its 52 week range is $6.25 per share, with $9.05 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $8.04.
In Wednesday trading, Cifc Corporation shares are currently off about 0.7% on the day.