Cash Dividend On The Way From UMH Properties (UMH)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/13/13, UMH Properties Inc ( UMH) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.18, payable on 6/17/13. As a percentage of UMH's recent stock price of $11.48, this dividend works out to approximately 1.57%, so look for shares of UMH Properties Inc to trade 1.57% lower — all else being equal — when UMH shares open for trading on 5/13/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for UMH, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.18 declared by UMH Properties 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 UMH is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 6.27% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of UMH shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

UMH Properties Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, UMH's low point in its 52 week range is $9.24 per share, with $12.20 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $11.49.

In Thursday trading, UMH Properties Inc shares are currently up about 0.7% on the day.
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