On 5/28/13, BMO Short Provincial Bond Index ETF (TSX: ZPS.TO) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.044, payable on 6/6/13. As a percentage of ZPS's recent stock price of $14.57, this dividend works out to approximately 0.30%.
Below is a dividend history chart for ZPS, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.044 declared by BMO Short Provincial Bond Index ETF:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from ZPS is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.62% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of ZPS shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, ZPS's low point in its 52 week range is $14.54 per share, with $14.86 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $14.57.
In Friday trading, BMO Short Provincial Bond Index ETF shares are currently trading flat on the day.