Reminder - Valmont Industries (VMI) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/26/13, Valmont Industries, Inc. ( VMI) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.25, payable on 7/15/13. As a percentage of VMI's recent stock price of $136.24, this dividend works out to approximately 0.18%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for VMI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.25 declared by Valmont Industries, 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 VMI is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.73% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of VMI shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Valmont Industries, Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, VMI's low point in its 52 week range is $111.67 per share, with $164.93 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $135.78.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, VMI makes up 3.55% of the Water Resources Portfolio ETF ( PHO) which is trading lower by about 1.7% on the day Monday.

In Monday trading, Valmont Industries, Inc. shares are currently down about 1.1% on the day.
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