Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 1/15/14, Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (CMTL) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.30, payable on 2/19/14. As a percentage of CMTL's recent stock price of $32.49, this dividend works out to approximately 0.92%, so look for shares of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. to trade 0.92% lower — all else being equal — when CMTL shares open for trading on 1/15/14.
Below is a dividend history chart for CMTL, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.30 declared by Comtech Telecommunications Corp.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from CMTL is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.69% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of CMTL shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, CMTL's low point in its 52 week range is $22.65 per share, with $33.65 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $32.33.
In Monday trading, Comtech Telecommunications Corp. shares are currently up about 0.8% on the day.