Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 11/4/13, Atlas Energy L P (ATLS) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.46, payable on 11/19/13. As a percentage of ATLS's recent stock price of $49.90, this dividend works out to approximately 0.92%, so look for shares of Atlas Energy L P to trade 0.92% lower — all else being equal — when ATLS shares open for trading on 11/4/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for ATLS, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.46 declared by Atlas Energy L P:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from ATLS is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.69% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of ATLS shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Atlas Energy L P 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, ATLS's low point in its 52 week range is $31.15 per share, with $55.89 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $49.88.

In Thursday trading, Atlas Energy L P shares are currently down about 0.1% on the day.