Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/9/14, Capella Education Company (CPLA) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.35, payable on 7/10/14. As a percentage of CPLA's recent stock price of $55.03, this dividend works out to approximately 0.64%, so look for shares of Capella Education Company to trade 0.64% lower — all else being equal — when CPLA shares open for trading on 6/9/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for CPLA, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.35 declared by Capella Education Company:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from CPLA is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.54% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of CPLA shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Capella Education Company 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, CPLA's low point in its 52 week range is $39.58 per share, with $73.00 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $55.03.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, CPLA makes up 1.08% of the PowerShares DWA Consumer Staples Momentum Portfolio ETF ( PSL) which is trading up by about 0.4% on the day Thursday.

In Thursday trading, Capella Education Company shares are currently up about 0.6% on the day.