Ex-Div Reminder for Coast Wholesale Appliances

On 2/19/14, Coast Wholesale Appliances Inc. (TSX: CWA.TO) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.025, payable on 3/5/14. As a percentage of CWA's recent stock price of $3.80, this dividend works out to approximately 0.66%, so look for shares of Coast Wholesale Appliances Inc. to trade 0.66% lower — all else being equal — when CWA shares open for trading on 2/19/14.

Below is a dividend history chart for CWA, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.025 declared by Coast Wholesale Appliances 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 CWA is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 7.89% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of CWA shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Coast Wholesale Appliances Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, CWA's low point in its 52 week range is $2.55 per share, with $4.05 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $3.80.

In Tuesday trading, Coast Wholesale Appliances Inc. shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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