Reminder - Getty Realty (GTY) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 3/26/14, Getty Realty Corp. ( GTY) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.20, payable on 4/10/14. As a percentage of GTY's recent stock price of $18.91, this dividend works out to approximately 1.06%, so look for shares of Getty Realty Corp. to trade 1.06% lower — all else being equal — when GTY shares open for trading on 3/26/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for GTY, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.20 declared by Getty Realty Corp.:

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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 GTY is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.23% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of GTY shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Getty Realty Corp. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, GTY's low point in its 52 week range is $17.73 per share, with $23.00 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $18.91.

In Monday trading, Getty Realty Corp. shares are currently off about 0.2% on the day.

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