NWLI Ex-Dividend Reminder - 10/29/13

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/29/13, National Western Life Insurance Co. ( NWLI) will trade ex-dividend, for its annual dividend of $0.36, payable on 12/4/13. As a percentage of NWLI's recent stock price of $209.90, this dividend works out to approximately 0.17%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for NWLI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.36 declared by National Western Life Insurance Co. :

NWLI+Dividend+History+Chart

In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from NWLI is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.17% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of NWLI shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

National Western Life Insurance Co.  200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, NWLI's low point in its 52 week range is $137.81 per share, with $220.05 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $209.90.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, NWLI makes up 1.48% of the iShares Enhanced U.S. Small-Cap ETF ( IESM) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Friday.

In Friday trading, National Western Life Insurance Co. shares are currently up about 0.4% on the day.

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