Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 1/9/14, LinnCo, LLC (LNCO) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.2416, payable on 1/17/14. As a percentage of LNCO's recent stock price of $31.34, this dividend works out to approximately 0.77%, so look for shares of LinnCo, LLC to trade 0.77% lower — all else being equal — when LNCO shares open for trading on 1/9/14.
Below is a dividend history chart for LNCO, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.2416 declared by LinnCo, LLC:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from LNCO is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 9.25% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.
In Tuesday trading, LinnCo, LLC shares are currently up about 0.8% on the day.