Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 11/13/14, General American Investors Incorporated ( GAM) will trade ex-dividend, for its annual dividend of $0.56, payable on 12/30/14. As a percentage of GAM's recent stock price of $38.10, this dividend works out to approximately 1.47%, so look for shares of General American Investors Incorporated to trade 1.47% lower — all else being equal — when GAM shares open for trading on 11/13/14.Below is a dividend history chart for GAM, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.56 declared by General American Investors Incorporated: In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from GAM is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.47% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of GAM shares, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, GAM's low point in its 52 week range is $32.30 per share, with $38.32 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $38.10. According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, GAM makes up 1.48% of the PowerShares Global Clean Energy Portfolio ETF ( PBD) which is trading lower by about 0.2% on the day Tuesday. According to Preferred Stock Channel, there is a series of preferred stock that is senior to GAM, which trades under the symbol GAM.PRB — more info ». In Tuesday trading, General American Investors Incorporated shares are currently trading flat on the day.