Ex-Div Reminder For Sentry Select Primary Metals (PME)

On 10/29/13, Sentry Select Primary Metals (TSX: PME.TO) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.045, payable on 11/15/13. As a percentage of PME's recent stock price of $3.66, this dividend works out to approximately 1.23%, so look for shares of Sentry Select Primary Metals to trade 1.23% lower — all else being equal — when PME shares open for trading on 10/29/13.

Below is a dividend history chart for PME, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.045 declared by Sentry Select Primary Metals:

PME+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 PME is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 14.75% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of PME shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Sentry Select Primary Metals 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, PME's low point in its 52 week range is $3.08 per share, with $8.78 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $3.66.

In Friday trading, Sentry Select Primary Metals shares are currently up about 0.6% on the day.

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