On 5/14/15, Gluskin Sheff SV (TSX: GS.TO) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.225, payable on 5/29/15. As a percentage of GS's recent stock price of $28.17, this dividend works out to approximately 0.80%, so look for shares of Gluskin Sheff SV to trade 0.80% lower — all else being equal — when GS shares open for trading on 5/14/15.

Below is a dividend history chart for GS, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.225 declared by Gluskin Sheff SV:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from GS is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.19% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of GS shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Gluskin Sheff SV 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, GS's low point in its 52 week range is $23.12 per share, with $33.85 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $28.17.

In Tuesday trading, Gluskin Sheff SV shares are currently up about 0.4% on the day.