CommonWealth REIT About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (CWH)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/23/13, CommonWealth REIT ( CWH) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.25, payable on 11/22/13. As a percentage of CWH's recent stock price of $24.95, this dividend works out to approximately 1.00%, so look for shares of CommonWealth REIT to trade 1.00% lower — all else being equal — when CWH shares open for trading on 10/23/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for CWH, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.25 declared by CommonWealth REIT:

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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 CWH is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.01% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of CWH shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

CommonWealth REIT 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, CWH's low point in its 52 week range is $13.46 per share, with $26.38 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $24.93.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, CWH makes up 3.04% of the iShares Industrial/Office Real Estate Capped ETF ( FNIO) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Monday.

According to Preferred Stock Channel, there is are 2 series of preferred stock that are senior to CWH — find out what they are ».

In Monday trading, CommonWealth REIT shares are currently off about 0.1% on the day.

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