Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 3/6/14, Deswell Industries, Inc. (DSWL) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.05, payable on 3/28/14. As a percentage of DSWL's recent stock price of $2.28, this dividend works out to approximately 2.19%, so look for shares of Deswell Industries, Inc. to trade 2.19% lower — all else being equal — when DSWL shares open for trading on 3/6/14.
Below is a dividend history chart for DSWL, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.05 declared by Deswell Industries, Inc.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from DSWL is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 8.77% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of DSWL shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, DSWL's low point in its 52 week range is $2.18 per share, with $2.72 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $2.29.
In Tuesday trading, Deswell Industries, Inc. shares are currently trading flat on the day.