Cash Dividend On The Way From Calamos Asset Management (CLMS)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/16/13, Calamos Asset Management Incorporated ( CLMS) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.125, payable on 6/3/13. As a percentage of CLMS's recent stock price of $10.51, this dividend works out to approximately 1.19%, so look for shares of Calamos Asset Management Incorporated to trade 1.19% lower — all else being equal — when CLMS shares open for trading on 5/16/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for CLMS, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.125 declared by Calamos Asset Management Incorporated:

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from CLMS is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.76% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of CLMS shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Calamos Asset Management Incorporated 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, CLMS's low point in its 52 week range is $9.24 per share, with $12.26 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $10.51.

In Tuesday trading, Calamos Asset Management Incorporated shares are currently up about 0.1% on the day.
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