Ex-Div Reminder for Kansas City Life Insurance (KCLI)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/5/14, Kansas City Life Insurance Co. (KCLI) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.27, payable on 8/13/14. As a percentage of KCLI's recent stock price of $43.99, this dividend works out to approximately 0.61%, so look for shares of Kansas City Life Insurance Co. to trade 0.61% lower — all else being equal — when KCLI shares open for trading on 8/5/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for KCLI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.27 declared by Kansas City Life Insurance Co. :

KCLI+Dividend+History+Chart

In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from KCLI is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.46% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of KCLI shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Kansas City Life Insurance Co.  200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, KCLI's low point in its 52 week range is $40.09 per share, with $52.49 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $43.99.

In Friday trading, Kansas City Life Insurance Co. shares are currently up about 0.7% on the day.

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