Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 3/28/18, Arlington Asset Investment Corp (AI - Get Report) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.55, payable on 4/30/18. As a percentage of AI's recent stock price of $11.55, this dividend works out to approximately 4.76%, so look for shares of Arlington Asset Investment Corp to trade 4.76% lower — all else being equal — when AI shares open for trading on 3/28/18.

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Below is a dividend history chart for AI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.55 declared by Arlington Asset Investment 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 AI is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 19.05% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of AI shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Arlington Asset Investment Corp 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, AI's low point in its 52 week range is $9.90 per share, with $15.17 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $11.55.

In Monday trading, Arlington Asset Investment Corp shares are currently up about 0.4% on the day.