Cash Dividend On The Way From Exco Resources (XCO)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 11/27/13, Exco Resources Inc. (XCO) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.05, payable on 12/16/13. As a percentage of XCO's recent stock price of $5.61, this dividend works out to approximately 0.89%, so look for shares of Exco Resources Inc. to trade 0.89% lower — all else being equal — when XCO shares open for trading on 11/27/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for XCO, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.05 declared by Exco Resources Inc.:

XCO+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 XCO is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.57% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of XCO shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Exco Resources Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, XCO's low point in its 52 week range is $4.87 per share, with $9.00 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $5.61.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, XCO makes up 2.77% of the First Trust ISE-Revere Natural Gas Index Fund ETF ( FCG) which is trading higher by about 0.6% on the day Tuesday.

In Tuesday trading, Exco Resources Inc. shares are currently up about 0.3% on the day.

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