Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/22/13, Select Income Real Estate Investment Trust (SIR) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.46, payable on 11/20/13. As a percentage of SIR's recent stock price of $27.10, this dividend works out to approximately 1.70%, so look for shares of Select Income Real Estate Investment Trust to trade 1.70% lower — all else being equal — when SIR shares open for trading on 10/22/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for SIR, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.46 declared by Select Income Real Estate Investment Trust:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from SIR is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 6.79% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of SIR shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, SIR's low point in its 52 week range is $23.78 per share, with $30.14 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $27.20.
In Friday trading, Select Income Real Estate Investment Trust shares are currently up about 0.1% on the day.