Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/6/13, IXYS Corp. (IXYS) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.03, payable on 9/24/13. As a percentage of IXYS's recent stock price of $9.41, this dividend works out to approximately 0.32%.
Below is a dividend history chart for IXYS, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.03 declared by IXYS Corp.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from IXYS is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.28% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of IXYS shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, IXYS's low point in its 52 week range is $7.91 per share, with $12.45 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $9.38.
In Wednesday trading, IXYS Corp. shares are currently up about 1.4% on the day.