Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/20/13, QAD, Inc. (QADB) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.06, payable on 1/6/14. As a percentage of QADB's recent stock price of $14.33, this dividend works out to approximately 0.42%.
Below is a dividend history chart for QADB, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.06 declared by QAD, Inc.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from QADB is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.67% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of QADB shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, QADB's low point in its 52 week range is $10.00 per share, with $14.41 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $14.33.
In Wednesday trading, QAD, Inc. shares are currently trading flat on the day.