Eastern Insurance Holdings About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (EIHI)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/12/13, Eastern Insurance Holdings Inc ( EIHI) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.11, payable on 6/28/13. As a percentage of EIHI's recent stock price of $18.85, this dividend works out to approximately 0.58%, so look for shares of Eastern Insurance Holdings Inc to trade 0.58% lower — all else being equal — when EIHI shares open for trading on 6/12/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for EIHI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.11 declared by Eastern Insurance Holdings 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 EIHI is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.33% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of EIHI shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Eastern Insurance Holdings Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, EIHI's low point in its 52 week range is $14.90 per share, with $19.26 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $18.85.

In Monday trading, Eastern Insurance Holdings Inc shares are currently trading flat on the day.
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