Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/11/13, Lincoln Educational Services Corp (LINC) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.07, payable on 9/30/13. As a percentage of LINC's recent stock price of $5.04, this dividend works out to approximately 1.39%, so look for shares of Lincoln Educational Services Corp to trade 1.39% lower — all else being equal — when LINC shares open for trading on 9/11/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for LINC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.07 declared by Lincoln Educational Services Corp:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from LINC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 5.55% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of LINC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, LINC's low point in its 52 week range is $3.60 per share, with $7.28 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $5.05.
In Monday trading, Lincoln Educational Services Corp shares are currently down about 0.1% on the day.