Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/23/16, Capella Education Company (CPLA) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.39, payable on 7/15/16. As a percentage of CPLA's recent stock price of $52.45, this dividend works out to approximately 0.74%, so look for shares of Capella Education Company to trade 0.74% lower — all else being equal — when CPLA shares open for trading on 5/23/16.

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Below is a dividend history chart for CPLA, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.39 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 2.97% 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 $39.06 per share, with $58.04 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $52.41.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, CPLA makes up 1.14% of the First Trust RBA Quality Income ETF ( QINC) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Thursday.

In Thursday trading, Capella Education Company shares are currently up about 1.4% on the day.