American Select Portfolio About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (SLA)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 3/3/14, American Select Portfolio (SLA) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.0575, payable on 3/19/14. As a percentage of SLA's recent stock price of $9.83, this dividend works out to approximately 0.58%, so look for shares of American Select Portfolio to trade 0.58% lower — all else being equal — when SLA shares open for trading on 3/3/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for SLA, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.0575 declared by American Select Portfolio:

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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 SLA is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 7.02% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of SLA shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

American Select Portfolio 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, SLA's low point in its 52 week range is $9.16 per share, with $11.11 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $9.83.

In Thursday trading, American Select Portfolio shares are currently down about 0.3% on the day.

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