Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/26/13, Silvercorp Metals Inc (SVM - Get Report) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.025, payable on 10/21/13. As a percentage of SVM's recent stock price of $3.23, this dividend works out to approximately 0.78%, so look for shares of Silvercorp Metals Inc to trade 0.78% lower — all else being equal — when SVM shares open for trading on 9/26/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for SVM, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.025 declared by Silvercorp Metals Inc:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from SVM is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.10% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of SVM shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Silvercorp Metals Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, SVM's low point in its 52 week range is $2.36 per share, with $6.71 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $3.23.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, SVM makes up 2.90% of the Junior Gold Miners ETF ( GDXJ) which is trading lower by about 2.1% on the day Tuesday.

In Tuesday trading, Silvercorp Metals Inc shares are currently down about 2.6% on the day.