Ex-Div Reminder for Walter Energy (WLT)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/7/14, Walter Energy, Inc. ( WLT) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.01, payable on 9/5/14. As a percentage of WLT's recent stock price of $5.85, this dividend works out to approximately 0.17%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for WLT, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.01 declared by Walter Energy, Inc.:

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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 WLT is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.68% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of WLT shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Walter Energy, Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, WLT's low point in its 52 week range is $4.25 per share, with $19.50 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $5.91.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, WLT makes up 3.46% of the SPDR S&P Metals and Mining ETF ( XME) which is trading lower by about 0.1% on the day Tuesday.

In Tuesday trading, Walter Energy, Inc. shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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