Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 11/5/13, Kansas City Life Insurance Co. (KCLI) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.27, payable on 11/13/13. As a percentage of KCLI's recent stock price of $45.78, this dividend works out to approximately 0.59%, so look for shares of Kansas City Life Insurance Co. to trade 0.59% lower — all else being equal — when KCLI shares open for trading on 11/5/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for KCLI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.27 declared by Kansas City Life Insurance Co. :
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from KCLI is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.36% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of KCLI shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, KCLI's low point in its 52 week range is $32.00 per share, with $48.45 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $44.68.
In Friday trading, Kansas City Life Insurance Co. shares are currently off about 0.3% on the day.