Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/10/13, Associated Estates Realty Corp. (AEC) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.19, payable on 11/1/13. As a percentage of AEC's recent stock price of $14.74, this dividend works out to approximately 1.29%, so look for shares of Associated Estates Realty Corp. to trade 1.29% lower — all else being equal — when AEC shares open for trading on 10/10/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for AEC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.19 declared by Associated Estates Realty Corp.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from AEC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 5.16% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of AEC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, AEC's low point in its 52 week range is $13.10 per share, with $19.09 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $14.78.
In Tuesday trading, Associated Estates Realty Corp. shares are currently down about 0.1% on the day.