Employers Holdings About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (EIG)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/11/14, Employers Holdings Inc ( EIG) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.06, payable on 8/27/14. As a percentage of EIG's recent stock price of $21.20, this dividend works out to approximately 0.28%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for EIG, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.06 declared by Employers Holdings 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 EIG is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.13% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of EIG shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Employers Holdings Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, EIG's low point in its 52 week range is $18.89 per share, with $32.90 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $21.20.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, EIG makes up 1.06% of the Guggenheim Insider Sentiment ETF ( NFO) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Thursday.

In Thursday trading, Employers Holdings Inc shares are currently up about 0.2% on the day.

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