Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 11/27/13, Pope Resources (POPE) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.55, payable on 12/18/13. As a percentage of POPE's recent stock price of $68.10, this dividend works out to approximately 0.81%, so look for shares of Pope Resources to trade 0.81% lower — all else being equal — when POPE shares open for trading on 11/27/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for POPE, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.55 declared by Pope Resources:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from POPE is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.23% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of POPE shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, POPE's low point in its 52 week range is $52.22 per share, with $74.99 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $68.10.
In Monday trading, Pope Resources shares are currently trading flat on the day.