Reminder - Madison Pacific Properties (MPC) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

On 2/5/14, Madison Pacific Properties Inc (TSX: MPC.TO) will trade ex-dividend, for its semi-annual dividend of $0.0525, payable on 2/25/14. As a percentage of MPC's recent stock price of $2.25, this dividend works out to approximately 2.33%, so look for shares of Madison Pacific Properties Inc to trade 2.33% lower — all else being equal — when MPC shares open for trading on 2/5/14.

Below is a dividend history chart for MPC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.0525 declared by Madison Pacific Properties Inc:

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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 MPC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.67% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of MPC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Madison Pacific Properties Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, MPC's low point in its 52 week range is $2.25 per share, with $3.05 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $2.25.

In Monday trading, Madison Pacific Properties Inc shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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