Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 1/15/14, Resource America Incorporated Class A (REXI) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.05, payable on 1/31/14. As a percentage of REXI's recent stock price of $9.32, this dividend works out to approximately 0.54%, so look for shares of Resource America Incorporated Class A to trade 0.54% lower — all else being equal — when REXI shares open for trading on 1/15/14.
Below is a dividend history chart for REXI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.05 declared by Resource America Incorporated Class A:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from REXI is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.15% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of REXI shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, REXI's low point in its 52 week range is $7.15 per share, with $10.30 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $9.32.
In Monday trading, Resource America Incorporated Class A shares are currently off about 0.8% on the day.