Cash Dividend On The Way From Liquor Stores (LIQ)

On 2/26/14, Liquor Stores N A Ltd (TSX: LIQ.TO) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.09, payable on 3/14/14. As a percentage of LIQ's recent stock price of $12.36, this dividend works out to approximately 0.73%, so look for shares of Liquor Stores N A Ltd to trade 0.73% lower — all else being equal — when LIQ shares open for trading on 2/26/14.

Below is a dividend history chart for LIQ, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.09 declared by Liquor Stores N A Ltd:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from LIQ is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 8.74% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of LIQ shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Liquor Stores N A Ltd 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, LIQ's low point in its 52 week range is $11.65 per share, with $19.19 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $12.36.

In Monday trading, Liquor Stores N A Ltd shares are currently up about 0.3% on the day.

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