Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 4/8/13, E-House China Holdings, Ltd (EJ) EJ will trade ex-dividend, for its annual dividend of $0.15, payable on 5/30/13. As a percentage of EJ's recent stock price of $4.33, this dividend works out to approximately 3.46%, so look for shares of E-House China Holdings, Ltd to trade 3.46% lower — all else being equal — when EJ shares open for trading on 4/8/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for EJ, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.15 declared by E-House China Holdings, Ltd:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from EJ is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.46% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.

In Thursday trading, E-House China Holdings, Ltd shares are currently off about 0.5% on the day.