Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/23/13, Getty Realty Corp. (GTY) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.20, payable on 1/8/14. As a percentage of GTY's recent stock price of $18.41, this dividend works out to approximately 1.09%, so look for shares of Getty Realty Corp. to trade 1.09% lower — all else being equal — when GTY shares open for trading on 12/23/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for GTY, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.20 declared by Getty Realty Corp.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from GTY is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.35% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of GTY shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, GTY's low point in its 52 week range is $17.25 per share, with $23.00 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $18.41.
In Thursday trading, Getty Realty Corp. shares are currently off about 0.9% on the day.