Reminder - Pengrowth Energy (PGF) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

On 2/21/14, Pengrowth Energy Corp (TSX: PGF.TO) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.04, payable on 3/17/14. As a percentage of PGF's recent stock price of $7.44, this dividend works out to approximately 0.54%, so look for shares of Pengrowth Energy Corp to trade 0.54% lower — all else being equal — when PGF shares open for trading on 2/21/14.

Below is a dividend history chart for PGF, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.04 declared by Pengrowth Energy Corp:

PGF+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 PGF is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 6.45% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of PGF shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Pengrowth Energy Corp 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, PGF's low point in its 52 week range is $3.93 per share, with $7.50 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $7.50.

In Wednesday trading, Pengrowth Energy Corp shares are currently up about 0.3% on the day.

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