Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/30/13, Compressco Partners L.P. (GSJK) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.43, payable on 11/15/13. As a percentage of GSJK's recent stock price of $22.79, this dividend works out to approximately 1.89%, so look for shares of Compressco Partners L.P. to trade 1.89% lower — all else being equal — when GSJK shares open for trading on 10/30/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for GSJK, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.43 declared by Compressco Partners L.P.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from GSJK is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 7.55% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of GSJK shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, GSJK's low point in its 52 week range is $15.07 per share, with $25.72 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $22.79.
In Monday trading, Compressco Partners L.P. shares are currently down about 1.3% on the day.