Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/10/13, Manning & Napier Inc. (MN) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.16, payable on 11/1/13. As a percentage of MN's recent stock price of $16.41, this dividend works out to approximately 0.97%, so look for shares of Manning & Napier Inc. to trade 0.97% lower — all else being equal — when MN shares open for trading on 10/10/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for MN, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.16 declared by Manning & Napier Inc.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from MN is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.90% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of MN shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, MN's low point in its 52 week range is $11.89 per share, with $20.45 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $16.41.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, MN makes up 1.98% of the iShares Enhanced U.S. Small-Cap ETF (IESM) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Tuesday. In Tuesday trading, Manning & Napier Inc. shares are currently down about 0.2% on the day.