Diana Containerships About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (DCIX)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/23/14, Diana Containerships Inc. ( DCIX) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.05, payable on 6/11/14. As a percentage of DCIX's recent stock price of $3.04, this dividend works out to approximately 1.64%, so look for shares of Diana Containerships Inc. to trade 1.64% lower — all else being equal — when DCIX shares open for trading on 5/23/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for DCIX, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.05 declared by Diana Containerships Inc.:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from DCIX is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 6.58% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of DCIX shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Diana Containerships Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, DCIX's low point in its 52 week range is $3.00 per share, with $6.02 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $3.05.

In Wednesday trading, Diana Containerships Inc. shares are currently up about 1% on the day.

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