Ex-Div Reminder For North European Oil Royalty Trust (NRT)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/12/14, North European Oil Royalty Trust (NRT) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.54, payable on 2/26/14. As a percentage of NRT's recent stock price of $22.05, this dividend works out to approximately 2.45%, so look for shares of North European Oil Royalty Trust to trade 2.45% lower — all else being equal — when NRT shares open for trading on 2/12/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for NRT, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.54 declared by North European Oil Royalty 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 NRT is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 9.80% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of NRT shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

North European Oil Royalty Trust 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, NRT's low point in its 52 week range is $18.44 per share, with $27.40 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $21.93.

In Monday trading, North European Oil Royalty Trust shares are currently up about 0.4% on the day.

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