Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/26/13, Sunstone Hotel Investors Inc (SHO) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.05, payable on 10/15/13. As a percentage of SHO's recent stock price of $12.95, this dividend works out to approximately 0.39%.
Below is a dividend history chart for SHO, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.05 declared by Sunstone Hotel Investors Inc:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from SHO is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.54% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of SHO shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, SHO's low point in its 52 week range is $9.19 per share, with $13.94 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $12.94.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, SHO makes up 1.58% of the SPDR Russell 2000Low Volatility ETF (SMLV) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Tuesday. In Tuesday trading, Sunstone Hotel Investors Inc shares are currently off about 0.7% on the day.