MDC Partners About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (MDCA)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/8/13, MDC Partners Inc ( MDCA) will trade ex-dividend, for its semi-annual dividend of $0.28, payable on 5/24/13. As a percentage of MDCA's recent stock price of $17.67, this dividend works out to approximately 1.58%, so look for shares of MDC Partners Inc to trade 1.58% lower — all else being equal — when MDCA shares open for trading on 5/8/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for MDCA, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.28 declared by MDC Partners Inc:

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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 MDCA is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.58% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of MDCA shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

MDC Partners Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, MDCA's low point in its 52 week range is $9.24 per share, with $17.90 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $17.62.

In Monday trading, MDC Partners Inc shares are currently off about 0.1% on the day.
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