Reminder - Universal Health Realty Income Trust (UHT) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/13/13, Universal Health Realty Income Trust (UHT) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.625, payable on 12/31/13. As a percentage of UHT's recent stock price of $40.88, this dividend works out to approximately 1.53%, so look for shares of Universal Health Realty Income Trust to trade 1.53% lower — all else being equal — when UHT shares open for trading on 12/13/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for UHT, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.625 declared by Universal Health Realty Income Trust:

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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 UHT is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 6.12% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of UHT shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Universal Health Realty Income Trust 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, UHT's low point in its 52 week range is $38.36 per share, with $59.09 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $40.88.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, UHT makes up 1.98% of the KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT Portfolio ETF ( KBWY) which is trading lower by about 0.5% on the day Wednesday.

In Wednesday trading, Universal Health Realty Income Trust shares are currently off about 0.3% on the day.

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