Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/10/13, Lumos Networks Corp. (LMOS) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.14, payable on 1/9/14. As a percentage of LMOS's recent stock price of $24.95, this dividend works out to approximately 0.56%, so look for shares of Lumos Networks Corp. to trade 0.56% lower — all else being equal — when LMOS shares open for trading on 12/10/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for LMOS, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.14 declared by Lumos Networks Corp.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from LMOS is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.24% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of LMOS shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, LMOS's low point in its 52 week range is $8.82 per share, with $25.10 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $24.95.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, LMOS makes up 1.49% of the S&P SmallCap Utilities Portfolio ETF (PSCU) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Friday. In Friday trading, Lumos Networks Corp. shares are currently up about 0.7% on the day.