Reminder - Wausau Paper (WPP) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/30/13, Wausau Paper Corp (WPP) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.03, payable on 11/15/13. As a percentage of WPP's recent stock price of $13.61, this dividend works out to approximately 0.22%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for WPP, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.03 declared by Wausau Paper Corp:

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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 WPP is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.88% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of WPP shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Wausau Paper Corp 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, WPP's low point in its 52 week range is $7.46 per share, with $13.78 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $13.61.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, WPP makes up 1.71% of the S&P SmallCap Materials Portfolio ETF ( PSCM) which is trading lower by about 0.1% on the day Monday.

In Monday trading, Wausau Paper Corp shares are currently off about 0.3% on the day.

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