Reminder - VOC Energy Trust (VOC) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/28/13, VOC Energy Trust (VOC) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.53, payable on 11/14/13. As a percentage of VOC's recent stock price of $17.41, this dividend works out to approximately 3.04%, so look for shares of VOC Energy Trust to trade 3.04% lower — all else being equal — when VOC shares open for trading on 10/28/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for VOC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.53 declared by VOC Energy Trust:

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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 VOC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 12.18% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of VOC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

VOC Energy Trust 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, VOC's low point in its 52 week range is $11.69 per share, with $17.45 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $17.41.

In Thursday trading, VOC Energy Trust shares are currently up about 0.9% on the day.

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