Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/3/14, TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (AMTD) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.12, payable on 2/19/14. As a percentage of AMTD's recent stock price of $31.81, this dividend works out to approximately 0.38%.
Below is a dividend history chart for AMTD, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.12 declared by TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from AMTD is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.51% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of AMTD shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, AMTD's low point in its 52 week range is $18.66 per share, with $35.16 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $31.63.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, AMTD makes up 5.69% of the iShares U.S. Broker-Dealers ETF (IAI) which is trading up by about 1.2% on the day Thursday. In Thursday trading, TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation shares are currently up about 2.4% on the day.