Reminder - Providence & Worcester Railroad (PWX) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/10/14, Providence & Worcester Railroad Co. ( PWX) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.04, payable on 2/26/14. As a percentage of PWX's recent stock price of $18.90, this dividend works out to approximately 0.21%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for PWX, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.04 declared by Providence & Worcester Railroad Co.:

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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 PWX is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.85% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of PWX shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Providence & Worcester Railroad Co. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, PWX's low point in its 52 week range is $14.34 per share, with $22.00 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $18.90.

In Thursday trading, Providence & Worcester Railroad Co. shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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