Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/26/13, Life Partners Holdings Incorporated (LPHI) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.05, payable on 1/3/14. As a percentage of LPHI's recent stock price of $1.72, this dividend works out to approximately 2.91%, so look for shares of Life Partners Holdings Incorporated to trade 2.91% lower — all else being equal — when LPHI shares open for trading on 12/26/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for LPHI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.05 declared by Life Partners Holdings Incorporated:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from LPHI is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 11.63% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of LPHI shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, LPHI's low point in its 52 week range is $1.52 per share, with $4.47 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $1.72.
In Tuesday trading, Life Partners Holdings Incorporated shares are currently off about 1.7% on the day.