Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/12/14, Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corp. (AGM) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.14, payable on 6/30/14. As a percentage of AGM's recent stock price of $31.96, this dividend works out to approximately 0.44%.
Below is a dividend history chart for AGM, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.14 declared by Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corp.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from AGM is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.75% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of AGM shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, AGM's low point in its 52 week range is $26.38 per share, with $36.77 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $32.15.
In Tuesday trading, Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corp. shares are currently down about 1.6% on the day.