Cash Dividend On The Way From Equal Energy (EQU)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/28/13, Equal Energy Ltd. ( EQU) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.05, payable on 9/25/13. As a percentage of EQU's recent stock price of $4.72, this dividend works out to approximately 1.06%, so look for shares of Equal Energy Ltd. to trade 1.06% lower — all else being equal — when EQU shares open for trading on 8/28/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for EQU, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.05 declared by Equal Energy Ltd.:

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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 EQU is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.24% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of EQU shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Equal Energy Ltd. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, EQU's low point in its 52 week range is $2.88 per share, with $4.73 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $4.72.

In Monday trading, Equal Energy Ltd. shares are currently up about 0.6% on the day.
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