Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/6/14, Kansas City Life Insurance Co. (KCLI) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.27, payable on 5/14/14. As a percentage of KCLI's recent stock price of $41.37, this dividend works out to approximately 0.65%, so look for shares of Kansas City Life Insurance Co. to trade 0.65% lower — all else being equal — when KCLI shares open for trading on 5/6/14.
Below is a dividend history chart for KCLI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.27 declared by Kansas City Life Insurance Co. :
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from KCLI is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.61% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of KCLI shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, KCLI's low point in its 52 week range is $32.00 per share, with $52.49 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $41.37.
In Friday trading, Kansas City Life Insurance Co. shares are currently up about 0.7% on the day.