Cash Dividend On The Way From Plains All American Pipeline (PAA)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 4/30/14, Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. ( PAA) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.63, payable on 5/15/14. As a percentage of PAA's recent stock price of $56.69, this dividend works out to approximately 1.11%, so look for shares of Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. to trade 1.11% lower — all else being equal — when PAA shares open for trading on 4/30/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for PAA, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.63 declared by Plains All American Pipeline, 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 PAA is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.45% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of PAA shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, PAA's low point in its 52 week range is $47.26 per share, with $59.52 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $56.59.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, PAA makes up 5.24% of the MLP ETF ( MLPA) which is trading lower by about 0.1% on the day Monday.

In Monday trading, Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. shares are currently up about 0.8% on the day.

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