Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 1/4/18, Hersha Hospitality Trust (HT) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.28, payable on 1/16/18. As a percentage of HT's recent stock price of $17.44, this dividend works out to approximately 1.61%, so look for shares of Hersha Hospitality Trust to trade 1.61% lower — all else being equal — when HT shares open for trading on 1/4/18.Below is a dividend history chart for HT, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.28 declared by Hersha Hospitality Trust: In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from HT is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 6.42% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of HT shares, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, HT's low point in its 52 week range is $17.15 per share, with $21.67 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $17.44. According to Preferred Stock Channel, there are 5 series of preferred stock that are senior to HT — find out what they are ». In Tuesday trading, Hersha Hospitality Trust shares are currently up about 0.2% on the day.