Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 3/24/14, Campus Crest Communities, Inc. (CCG) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.165, payable on 4/9/14. As a percentage of CCG's recent stock price of $8.46, this dividend works out to approximately 1.95%, so look for shares of Campus Crest Communities, Inc. to trade 1.95% lower — all else being equal — when CCG shares open for trading on 3/24/14.
Below is a dividend history chart for CCG, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.165 declared by Campus Crest Communities, Inc.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from CCG is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 7.80% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of CCG shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, CCG's low point in its 52 week range is $8.14 per share, with $14.36 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $8.46.
In Thursday trading, Campus Crest Communities, Inc. shares are currently down about 0.5% on the day.