SE Ex-Dividend Reminder - 2/12/14

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/12/14, Spectra Energy Corp (SE) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.335, payable on 3/10/14. As a percentage of SE's recent stock price of $36.45, this dividend works out to approximately 0.92%, so look for shares of Spectra Energy Corp to trade 0.92% lower — all else being equal — when SE shares open for trading on 2/12/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for SE, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.335 declared by Spectra 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 SE is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.68% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of SE shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Spectra Energy Corp 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, SE's low point in its 52 week range is $28.54 per share, with $37.37 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $36.36.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, SE makes up 7.30% of the MLP and Energy Infrastructure ETF ( MLPX) which is trading lower by about 0.1% on the day Monday.

In Monday trading, Spectra Energy Corp shares are currently down about 0.9% on the day.

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