Star Gas Partners About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (SGU)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 4/29/14, Star Gas Partners L.P. (SGU) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.0875, payable on 5/9/14. As a percentage of SGU's recent stock price of $6.49, this dividend works out to approximately 1.35%, so look for shares of Star Gas Partners L.P. to trade 1.35% lower — all else being equal — when SGU shares open for trading on 4/29/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for SGU, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.0875 declared by Star Gas Partners L.P.:

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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 SGU is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 5.39% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of SGU shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Star Gas Partners L.P. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, SGU's low point in its 52 week range is $4.61 per share, with $6.55 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $6.49.

In Friday trading, Star Gas Partners L.P. shares are currently off about 0.1% on the day.

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