Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/27/13, Chatham Lodging Trust (CLDT) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.07, payable on 1/31/14. As a percentage of CLDT's recent stock price of $20.79, this dividend works out to approximately 0.34%.
Below is a dividend history chart for CLDT, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.07 declared by Chatham Lodging Trust:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from CLDT is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.04% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of CLDT shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, CLDT's low point in its 52 week range is $14.60 per share, with $21.48 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $20.75.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, CLDT makes up 4.38% of the KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT Portfolio ETF (KBWY) which is trading higher by about 1% on the day Thursday. In Thursday trading, Chatham Lodging Trust shares are currently up about 0.2% on the day.