Ex-Div Reminder for Pengrowth Energy (PGH)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/19/13, Pengrowth Energy Corp (PGH) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.04, payable on 1/15/14. As a percentage of PGH's recent stock price of $6.30, this dividend works out to approximately 0.63%, so look for shares of Pengrowth Energy Corp to trade 0.63% lower — all else being equal — when PGH shares open for trading on 12/19/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for PGH, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.04 declared by Pengrowth Energy Corp:

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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 PGH is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 7.62% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of PGH shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Pengrowth Energy Corp 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, PGH's low point in its 52 week range is $3.82 per share, with $6.55 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $6.29.

In Tuesday trading, Pengrowth Energy Corp shares are currently up about 0.5% on the day.

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