Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/18/13, Gladstone Commercial Corp (GOOD) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.125, payable on 10/31/13. As a percentage of GOOD's recent stock price of $18.69, this dividend works out to approximately 0.67%, so look for shares of Gladstone Commercial Corp to trade 0.67% lower — all else being equal — when GOOD shares open for trading on 10/18/13.
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Below is a dividend history chart for GOOD, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.125 declared by Gladstone Commercial Corp:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from GOOD is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 8.03% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of GOOD shares, versus its 200 day moving average:
Looking at the chart above, GOOD's low point in its 52 week range is $16.15 per share, with $21.33 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $18.69.
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In Wednesday trading, Gladstone Commercial Corp shares are currently up about 0.4% on the day.