Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/16/13, Resource America Incorporated Class A (REXI) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.04, payable on 10/31/13. As a percentage of REXI's recent stock price of $8.50, this dividend works out to approximately 0.47%.
Below is a dividend history chart for REXI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.04 declared by Resource America Incorporated Class A:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from REXI is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.88% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of REXI shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, REXI's low point in its 52 week range is $6.25 per share, with $10.30 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $8.50.
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In Monday trading, Resource America Incorporated Class A shares are currently trading flat on the day.