Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 3/13/14, Pope Resources (POPE - Get Report) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.55, payable on 3/31/14. As a percentage of POPE's recent stock price of $69.45, this dividend works out to approximately 0.79%, so look for shares of Pope Resources to trade 0.79% lower — all else being equal — when POPE shares open for trading on 3/13/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for POPE, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.55 declared by Pope Resources:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from POPE is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.17% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of POPE shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Pope Resources 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, POPE's low point in its 52 week range is $58.55 per share, with $74.99 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $69.45.

In Tuesday trading, Pope Resources shares are currently trading flat on the day.