Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/13/14, Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corp (MNR) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.15, payable on 3/17/14. As a percentage of MNR's recent stock price of $9.65, this dividend works out to approximately 1.55%, so look for shares of Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corp to trade 1.55% lower — all else being equal — when MNR shares open for trading on 2/13/14.
Below is a dividend history chart for MNR, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.15 declared by Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corp:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from MNR is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 6.22% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of MNR shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, MNR's low point in its 52 week range is $8.57 per share, with $11.22 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $9.67.
In Tuesday trading, Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corp shares are currently up about 2.1% on the day.