Ex-Div Reminder For Oppenheimer (OPY)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/8/13, Oppenheimer Holdings Incorporated ( OPY) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.11, payable on 5/24/13. As a percentage of OPY's recent stock price of $18.98, this dividend works out to approximately 0.58%, so look for shares of Oppenheimer Holdings Incorporated to trade 0.58% lower — all else being equal — when OPY shares open for trading on 5/8/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for OPY, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.11 declared by Oppenheimer Holdings Incorporated:

OPY+Dividend+History+Chart

In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from OPY is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.32% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of OPY shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Oppenheimer Holdings Incorporated 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, OPY's low point in its 52 week range is $13.15 per share, with $21.00 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $18.98.

In Monday trading, Oppenheimer Holdings Incorporated shares are currently up about 0.3% on the day.
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