Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/5/14, Crestwood Midstream Partners LP (CMLP) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.41, payable on 2/14/14. As a percentage of CMLP's recent stock price of $23.19, this dividend works out to approximately 1.77%, so look for shares of Crestwood Midstream Partners LP to trade 1.77% lower — all else being equal — when CMLP shares open for trading on 2/5/14.
Below is a dividend history chart for CMLP, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.41 declared by Crestwood Midstream Partners LP :
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from CMLP is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 7.07% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of CMLP shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, CMLP's low point in its 52 week range is $20.40 per share, with $26.01 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $23.16.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, CMLP makes up 11.34% of the Junior MLP ETF (MLPJ) which is trading up by about 0.5% on the day Monday. In Monday trading, Crestwood Midstream Partners LP shares are currently up about 0.4% on the day.