Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 4/29/14, Compressco Partners L.P. (GSJK) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.445, payable on 5/15/14. As a percentage of GSJK's recent stock price of $28.50, this dividend works out to approximately 1.56%, so look for shares of Compressco Partners L.P. to trade 1.56% lower — all else being equal — when GSJK shares open for trading on 4/29/14.
Below is a dividend history chart for GSJK, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.445 declared by Compressco Partners L.P.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from GSJK is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 6.25% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of GSJK shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, GSJK's low point in its 52 week range is $18.07 per share, with $31.00 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $28.50.
In Friday trading, Compressco Partners L.P. shares are currently off about 0.5% on the day.