Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/24/13, Axiall Corp (AXLL) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.16, payable on 1/10/14. As a percentage of AXLL's recent stock price of $46.11, this dividend works out to approximately 0.35%.
Below is a dividend history chart for AXLL, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.16 declared by Axiall Corp:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from AXLL is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.39% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of AXLL shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, AXLL's low point in its 52 week range is $36.31 per share, with $64.96 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $46.04.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, AXLL makes up 1.40% of the Dynamic Basic Materials Sector Portfolio ETF (PYZ) which is trading lower by about 0.1% on the day Friday. In Friday trading, Axiall Corp shares are currently up about 0.1% on the day.