Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 4/15/14, Kayne Anderson Energy Development Company (KED) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.51, payable on 4/25/14. As a percentage of KED's recent stock price of $32.00, this dividend works out to approximately 1.59%, so look for shares of Kayne Anderson Energy Development Company to trade 1.59% lower — all else being equal — when KED shares open for trading on 4/15/14.
Below is a dividend history chart for KED, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.51 declared by Kayne Anderson Energy Development Company:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from KED is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 6.38% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of KED shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, KED's low point in its 52 week range is $23.84 per share, with $32.74 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $32.10.
In Friday trading, Kayne Anderson Energy Development Company shares are currently off about 0.4% on the day.