Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/20/13, QAD, Inc. (QADA) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.072, payable on 10/1/13. As a percentage of QADA's recent stock price of $13.32, this dividend works out to approximately 0.54%, so look for shares of QAD, Inc. to trade 0.54% lower — all else being equal — when QADA shares open for trading on 9/20/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for QADA, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.072 declared by QAD, Inc.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from QADA is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.16% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of QADA shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, QADA's low point in its 52 week range is $11.10 per share, with $14.50 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $13.32.
In Wednesday trading, QAD, Inc. shares are currently down about 0.5% on the day.