Reminder - Teck Resources Class B (TCK-B) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

On 12/12/13, Teck Resources Class B SV (TSX: TCK-B.TO) will trade ex-dividend, for its semi-annual dividend of $0.45, payable on 1/2/14. As a percentage of TCK.B's recent stock price of $25.42, this dividend works out to approximately 1.77%, so look for shares of Teck Resources Class B SV to trade 1.77% lower — all else being equal — when TCK.B shares open for trading on 12/12/13.

Below is a dividend history chart for TCK.B, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.45 declared by Teck Resources Class B SV:

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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 TCK.B is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.54% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, TCK.B makes up 1.48% of the SPDR S&P International Materials Sector ETF ( IRV) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Tuesday.

In Tuesday trading, Teck Resources Class B SV shares are currently up about 0.8% on the day.
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