Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/11/13, Eastern Insurance Holdings Inc (EIHI) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.11, payable on 9/27/13. As a percentage of EIHI's recent stock price of $20.03, this dividend works out to approximately 0.55%, so look for shares of Eastern Insurance Holdings Inc to trade 0.55% lower — all else being equal — when EIHI shares open for trading on 9/11/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for EIHI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.11 declared by Eastern Insurance Holdings Inc:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from EIHI is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.20% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of EIHI shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, EIHI's low point in its 52 week range is $16.03 per share, with $22.42 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $20.16.
In Monday trading, Eastern Insurance Holdings Inc shares are currently off about 0.2% on the day.