Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 3/12/14, NTELOS Holdings Corp (NTLS) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.42, payable on 4/11/14. As a percentage of NTLS's recent stock price of $14.03, this dividend works out to approximately 2.99%, so look for shares of NTELOS Holdings Corp to trade 2.99% lower — all else being equal — when NTLS shares open for trading on 3/12/14.
Below is a dividend history chart for NTLS, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.42 declared by NTELOS Holdings Corp:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from NTLS is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 11.97% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of NTLS shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, NTLS's low point in its 52 week range is $12.23 per share, with $23.03 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $14.03.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, NTLS makes up 1.61% of the S&P SmallCap Utilities Portfolio ETF (PSCU) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Monday. In Monday trading, NTELOS Holdings Corp shares are currently down about 1.2% on the day.