Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 7/26/13, LRR Energy, L.P. (LRE) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.485, payable on 8/14/13. As a percentage of LRE's recent stock price of $15.89, this dividend works out to approximately 3.05%, so look for shares of LRR Energy, L.P. to trade 3.05% lower — all else being equal — when LRE shares open for trading on 7/26/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for LRE, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.485 declared by LRR Energy, L.P.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from LRE is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 12.21% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of LRE shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, LRE's low point in its 52 week range is $13.13 per share, with $20.08 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $15.88.
In Wednesday trading, LRR Energy, L.P. shares are currently off about 0.1% on the day.