Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/6/13, Nabors Industries Ltd. (NBR) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.04, payable on 12/31/13. As a percentage of NBR's recent stock price of $16.76, this dividend works out to approximately 0.24%.
Below is a dividend history chart for NBR, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.04 declared by Nabors Industries Ltd.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from NBR is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.95% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of NBR shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, NBR's low point in its 52 week range is $13.50 per share, with $18.33 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $16.80.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, NBR makes up 2.55% of the Dynamic Oil & Gas Services Portfolio ETF (PXJ) which is trading lower by about 0.4% on the day Wednesday. In Wednesday trading, Nabors Industries Ltd. shares are currently off about 0.1% on the day.
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