Ex-Div Reminder for Evolution Petroleum (EPM)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 3/12/14, Evolution Petroleum Corp ( EPM) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.10, payable on 3/28/14. As a percentage of EPM's recent stock price of $13.00, this dividend works out to approximately 0.77%, so look for shares of Evolution Petroleum Corp to trade 0.77% lower — all else being equal — when EPM shares open for trading on 3/12/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for EPM, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.10 declared by Evolution Petroleum Corp:

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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 EPM is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.08% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of EPM shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Evolution Petroleum Corp 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, EPM's low point in its 52 week range is $9.60 per share, with $13.83 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $13.06.

According to Preferred Stock Channel, there is a series of preferred stock that is senior to EPM, which trades under the symbol EPM.PRA — more info ».

In Monday trading, Evolution Petroleum Corp shares are currently off about 0.1% on the day.

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