Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/6/14, EV Energy Partners LP (EVEP) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.771, payable on 2/14/14. As a percentage of EVEP's recent stock price of $35.26, this dividend works out to approximately 2.19%, so look for shares of EV Energy Partners LP to trade 2.19% lower — all else being equal — when EVEP shares open for trading on 2/6/14.
Below is a dividend history chart for EVEP, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.771 declared by EV Energy 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 EVEP is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 8.75% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of EVEP shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, EVEP's low point in its 52 week range is $30.53 per share, with $58.8999 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $35.26.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, EVEP makes up 5.61% of the Junior MLP ETF (MLPJ) which is trading lower by about 0.1% on the day Wednesday. In Wednesday trading, EV Energy Partners LP shares are currently down about 0.2% on the day.