Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/23/13, Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. (CP) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.35, payable on 1/27/14. As a percentage of CP's recent stock price of $151.25, this dividend works out to approximately 0.23%.
Below is a dividend history chart for CP, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.35 declared by Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from CP is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.93% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of CP shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, CP's low point in its 52 week range is $99.57 per share, with $156.96 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $151.12.
In Thursday trading, Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. shares are currently up about 0.4% on the day.