Reminder - FutureFuel (FF) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 11/27/13, FutureFuel Corp ( FF) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.11, payable on 12/16/13. As a percentage of FF's recent stock price of $17.00, this dividend works out to approximately 0.65%, so look for shares of FutureFuel Corp to trade 0.65% lower — all else being equal — when FF shares open for trading on 11/27/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for FF, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.11 declared by FutureFuel Corp:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from FF is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.59% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of FF shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

FutureFuel Corp 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, FF's low point in its 52 week range is $10.29 per share, with $19.09 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $16.89.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, FF makes up 1.28% of the Dynamic Basic Materials Sector Portfolio ETF ( PYZ) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Monday.

In Monday trading, FutureFuel Corp shares are currently up about 1.5% on the day.