Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/12/14, Precision Drilling Corp. (PDS - Get Report) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.06, payable on 5/26/14. As a percentage of PDS's recent stock price of $13.10, this dividend works out to approximately 0.46%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for PDS, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.06 declared by Precision Drilling 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 PDS is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.83% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of PDS shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Precision Drilling Corp. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, PDS's low point in its 52 week range is $7.89 per share, with $13.325 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $13.07.

In Thursday trading, Precision Drilling Corp. shares are currently off about 0.2% on the day.