Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/11/13, Sotherly Hotels Inc (SOHO) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.045, payable on 1/10/14. As a percentage of SOHO's recent stock price of $5.91, this dividend works out to approximately 0.76%, so look for shares of Sotherly Hotels Inc to trade 0.76% lower — all else being equal — when SOHO shares open for trading on 12/11/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for SOHO, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.045 declared by Sotherly Hotels Inc:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from SOHO is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.05% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of SOHO shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, SOHO's low point in its 52 week range is $2.88 per share, with $5.909 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $5.91.
In Monday trading, Sotherly Hotels Inc shares are currently up about 3.9% on the day.