Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/11/13, EnCana Corp (ECA) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.07, payable on 12/31/13. As a percentage of ECA's recent stock price of $19.16, this dividend works out to approximately 0.37%.
Below is a dividend history chart for ECA, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.07 declared by EnCana Corp:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from ECA is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.46% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of ECA shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, ECA's low point in its 52 week range is $16.48 per share, with $21.88 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $19.16.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, ECA makes up 3.85% of the First Trust ISE-Revere Natural Gas Index Fund ETF (FCG) which is trading higher by about 0.2% on the day Monday. In Monday trading, EnCana Corp shares are currently up about 0.4% on the day.