Ex-Div Reminder for Agnico Eagle Mines (AEM)

On 2/27/14, Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd (TSX: AEM.TO) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.08, payable on 3/17/14. As a percentage of AEM's recent stock price of $37.91, this dividend works out to approximately 0.21%.

Below is a dividend history chart for AEM, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.08 declared by Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd:

AEM+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 AEM is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.84% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of AEM shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, AEM's low point in its 52 week range is $24.66 per share, with $43.28 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $37.99.

In Tuesday trading, Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd shares are currently off about 0.2% on the day.

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