According to Dividend Channel, on 8/8/11, Starbucks Corp. (SBUX) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.13, payable on 8/26/11. As a percentage of SBUX's recent stock price of $38.65, this dividend works out to approximately 0.34%.
Below is a dividend history chart for SBUX, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.13 declared by Starbucks Corp.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from SBUX is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.35% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.
SBUX operates in the Beverages & Wineries sector.
In Thursday trading, Starbucks Corp. shares are currently down about 1.6% on the day.