Cash Dividend On The Way From Walter Energy (WLT)

On 2/18/14, Walter Energy, Inc. (TSX: WLT.TO) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.01, payable on 3/13/14. As a percentage of WLT's recent stock price of $12.07, this dividend works out to approximately 0.08%.

Below is a dividend history chart for WLT, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.01 declared by Walter Energy, Inc.:

WLT+Dividend+History+Chart

In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from WLT is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.33% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of WLT shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Walter Energy, Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, WLT's low point in its 52 week range is $10.39 per share, with $41.05 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $12.07.

In Friday trading, Walter Energy, Inc. shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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