Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/24/13, NGP Capital Resources Company (NGPC) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.16, payable on 1/6/14. As a percentage of NGPC's recent stock price of $7.56, this dividend works out to approximately 2.12%, so look for shares of NGP Capital Resources Company to trade 2.12% lower — all else being equal — when NGPC shares open for trading on 12/24/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for NGPC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.16 declared by NGP Capital Resources Company:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from NGPC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 8.47% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of NGPC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, NGPC's low point in its 52 week range is $6.00 per share, with $7.78 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $7.62.
In Friday trading, NGP Capital Resources Company shares are currently up about 0.4% on the day.