Ex-Div Reminder for Breitburn Energy Partners (BBEP)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/7/14, Breitburn Energy Partners LP ( BBEP) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.1675, payable on 8/14/14. As a percentage of BBEP's recent stock price of $21.43, this dividend works out to approximately 0.78%, so look for shares of Breitburn Energy Partners LP to trade 0.78% lower — all else being equal — when BBEP shares open for trading on 8/7/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for BBEP, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.1675 declared by Breitburn Energy Partners LP:

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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 BBEP is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 9.38% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of BBEP shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Breitburn Energy Partners LP 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, BBEP's low point in its 52 week range is $17.10 per share, with $23.15 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $21.39.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, BBEP makes up 8.37% of the Junior MLP ETF ( MLPJ) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Tuesday.

In Tuesday trading, Breitburn Energy Partners LP shares are currently down about 0.2% on the day.

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