Ex-Div Reminder for UMH Properties (UMH)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/13/14, UMH Properties Inc ( UMH) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.18, payable on 3/17/14. As a percentage of UMH's recent stock price of $9.54, this dividend works out to approximately 1.89%, so look for shares of UMH Properties Inc to trade 1.89% lower — all else being equal — when UMH shares open for trading on 2/13/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for UMH, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.18 declared by UMH 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 UMH is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 7.55% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of UMH shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

UMH Properties Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, UMH's low point in its 52 week range is $9.01 per share, with $11.55 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $9.54.

According to Preferred Stock Channel, there is a series of preferred stock that is senior to UMH, which trades under the symbol UMH.PRA — more info ».

In Tuesday trading, UMH Properties Inc shares are currently up about 0.1% on the day.

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