Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/6/15, SJW Corp. (SJW - Get Report) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.195, payable on 9/1/15. As a percentage of SJW's recent stock price of $29.33, this dividend works out to approximately 0.66%, so look for shares of SJW Corp. to trade 0.66% lower — all else being equal — when SJW shares open for trading on 8/6/15.Below is a dividend history chart for SJW, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.195 declared by SJW Corp.: In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from SJW is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.66% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of SJW shares, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, SJW's low point in its 52 week range is $25.46 per share, with $35.67 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $29.33. According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, SJW makes up 1.77% of the ProShares Russell 2000 Dividend Growers ETF ( SMDV) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Tuesday. In Tuesday trading, SJW Corp. shares are currently up about 0.5% on the day.
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