DGICA Ex-Dividend Reminder - 10/30/13

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/30/13, Donegal Group Inc. (DGICA) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.1275, payable on 11/15/13. As a percentage of DGICA's recent stock price of $15.48, this dividend works out to approximately 0.82%, so look for shares of Donegal Group Inc. to trade 0.82% lower — all else being equal — when DGICA shares open for trading on 10/30/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for DGICA, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.1275 declared by Donegal Group Inc.:

DGICA+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 DGICA is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.29% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of DGICA shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Donegal Group Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, DGICA's low point in its 52 week range is $12.25 per share, with $16.88 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $15.48.

In Monday trading, Donegal Group Inc. shares are currently off about 3.9% on the day.

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