Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/12/15, Gabelli Utility Trust ( GUT) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.05, payable on 5/21/15. As a percentage of GUT's recent stock price of $7.17, this dividend works out to approximately 0.70%, so look for shares of Gabelli Utility Trust to trade 0.70% lower — all else being equal — when GUT shares open for trading on 5/12/15.Below is a dividend history chart for GUT, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.05 declared by Gabelli Utility Trust: In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from GUT is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 8.37% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of GUT shares, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, GUT's low point in its 52 week range is $6.38 per share, with $7.50 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $7.18. According to Preferred Stock Channel, there is a series of preferred stock that is senior to GUT, which trades under the symbol GUT.PRA — more info ». In Friday trading, Gabelli Utility Trust shares are currently up about 0.6% on the day.