Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/30/13, Silicon Motion Technology Corp (SIMO) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.15, payable on 11/8/13. As a percentage of SIMO's recent stock price of $12.59, this dividend works out to approximately 1.19%, so look for shares of Silicon Motion Technology Corp to trade 1.19% lower — all else being equal — when SIMO shares open for trading on 10/30/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for SIMO, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.15 declared by Silicon Motion Technology Corp:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from SIMO is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.77% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of SIMO shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, SIMO's low point in its 52 week range is $9.90 per share, with $16.19 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $12.56.
In Monday trading, Silicon Motion Technology Corp shares are currently up about 0.7% on the day.