Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/29/13, Whitestone REIT (WSR) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.095, payable on 9/11/13. As a percentage of WSR's recent stock price of $14.76, this dividend works out to approximately 0.64%, so look for shares of Whitestone REIT to trade 0.64% lower — all else being equal — when WSR shares open for trading on 8/29/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for WSR, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.095 declared by Whitestone REIT:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from WSR is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 7.72% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of WSR shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, WSR's low point in its 52 week range is $12.07 per share, with $17.85 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $14.79.
In Tuesday trading, Whitestone REIT shares are currently down about 0.3% on the day.