Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 3/15/18, CIM Commercial Trust Corp (CMCT - Get Report) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.125, payable on 3/29/18. As a percentage of CMCT's recent stock price of $15.40, this dividend works out to approximately 0.81%, so look for shares of CIM Commercial Trust Corp to trade 0.81% lower — all else being equal — when CMCT shares open for trading on 3/15/18.

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Below is a dividend history chart for CMCT, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.125 declared by CIM Commercial Trust Corp:

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from CMCT is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.25% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of CMCT shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

CIM Commercial Trust Corp 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, CMCT's low point in its 52 week range is $14.80 per share, with $20.45 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $15.40.

In Tuesday trading, CIM Commercial Trust Corp shares are currently off about 3.2% on the day.