Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 3/25/14, Atlantic American Corp. (AAME) will trade ex-dividend, for its annual dividend of $0.02, payable on 4/25/14. As a percentage of AAME's recent stock price of $3.73, this dividend works out to approximately 0.54%, so look for shares of Atlantic American Corp. to trade 0.54% lower — all else being equal — when AAME shares open for trading on 3/25/14.
Below is a dividend history chart for AAME, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.02 declared by Atlantic American Corp.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from AAME is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.54% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of AAME shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, AAME's low point in its 52 week range is $3.01 per share, with $4.19 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $3.73.
In Friday trading, Atlantic American Corp. shares are currently up about 2.2% on the day.