Cash Dividend On The Way From Wausau Paper (WPP)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 4/29/13, Wausau Paper Corp ( WPP) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.03, payable on 5/15/13. As a percentage of WPP's recent stock price of $10.46, this dividend works out to approximately 0.29%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for WPP, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.03 declared by Wausau Paper Corp:

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from WPP is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.15% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of WPP shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Wausau Paper Corp 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, WPP's low point in its 52 week range is $7.46 per share, with $11.09 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $10.46.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, WPP makes up 1.36% of the S&P SmallCap Materials Portfolio ETF ( PSCM) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Thursday.

In Thursday trading, Wausau Paper Corp shares are currently off about 0.7% on the day.
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