Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/16/13, Whiting USA Trust II (WHZ) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.6319, payable on 5/30/13. As a percentage of WHZ's recent stock price of $14.34, this dividend works out to approximately 4.41%, so look for shares of Whiting USA Trust II to trade 4.41% lower — all else being equal — when WHZ shares open for trading on 5/16/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for WHZ, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.6319 declared by Whiting USA Trust II:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from WHZ is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 17.63% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of WHZ shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, WHZ's low point in its 52 week range is $13.08 per share, with $23.152 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $14.36.
In Tuesday trading, Whiting USA Trust II shares are currently up about 0.1% on the day.
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