Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/26/13, SkyWest Inc. (SKYW) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.04, payable on 10/4/13. As a percentage of SKYW's recent stock price of $15.16, this dividend works out to approximately 0.26%.
Below is a dividend history chart for SKYW, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.04 declared by SkyWest Inc.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from SKYW is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.06% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of SKYW shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, SKYW's low point in its 52 week range is $9.90 per share, with $16.32 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $15.21.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, SKYW makes up 1.46% of the Dynamic Industrials Sector Portfolio ETF (PRN) which is trading lower by about 0.2% on the day Tuesday. In Tuesday trading, SkyWest Inc. shares are currently up about 1% on the day.