Reminder - Chatham Lodging Trust (CLDT) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 7/29/13, Chatham Lodging Trust ( CLDT) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.07, payable on 8/30/13. As a percentage of CLDT's recent stock price of $18.68, this dividend works out to approximately 0.37%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for CLDT, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.07 declared by Chatham Lodging Trust:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from CLDT is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.50% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of CLDT shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Chatham Lodging Trust 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, CLDT's low point in its 52 week range is $12.74 per share, with $19.94 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $18.68.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, CLDT makes up 3.35% of the KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT Portfolio ETF ( KBWY) which is trading lower by about 0.5% on the day Thursday.

In Thursday trading, Chatham Lodging Trust shares are currently up about 0.3% on the day.