Ex-Div Reminder for Capital Product Partners (CPLP)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/5/14, Capital Product Partners L.P. (CPLP) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.2325, payable on 8/15/14. As a percentage of CPLP's recent stock price of $11.16, this dividend works out to approximately 2.08%, so look for shares of Capital Product Partners L.P. to trade 2.08% lower — all else being equal — when CPLP shares open for trading on 8/5/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for CPLP, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.2325 declared by Capital Product 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 CPLP is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 8.33% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of CPLP shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Capital Product Partners L.P. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, CPLP's low point in its 52 week range is $8.12 per share, with $11.63 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $11.16.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, CPLP makes up 2.94% of the Guggenheim Shipping ETF ( SEA) which is trading lower by about 1.3% on the day Friday.

In Friday trading, Capital Product Partners L.P. shares are currently up about 0.6% on the day.

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