Reminder - Neenah Paper (NP) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/15/13, Neenah Paper Inc ( NP) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.15, payable on 6/4/13. As a percentage of NP's recent stock price of $30.53, this dividend works out to approximately 0.49%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for NP, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.15 declared by Neenah Paper Inc:

NP+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 NP is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.97% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of NP shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Neenah Paper Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, NP's low point in its 52 week range is $22.95 per share, with $32.57 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $30.72.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, NP makes up 1.47% of the Dynamic Basic Materials Sector Portfolio ETF ( PYZ) which is trading lower by about 0.1% on the day Monday.

In Monday trading, Neenah Paper Inc shares are currently down about 0.1% on the day.
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