Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 4/2/14, Cifc Corporation (CIFC) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.10, payable on 4/25/14. As a percentage of CIFC's recent stock price of $7.82, this dividend works out to approximately 1.28%, so look for shares of Cifc Corporation to trade 1.28% lower — all else being equal — when CIFC shares open for trading on 4/2/14.
Below is a dividend history chart for CIFC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.10 declared by Cifc Corporation:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from CIFC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 5.12% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of CIFC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, CIFC's low point in its 52 week range is $6.60 per share, with $8.79 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $7.82.
In Monday trading, Cifc Corporation shares are currently down about 4% on the day.