Ex-Div Reminder for Baltic Trading (BALT)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/12/14, Baltic Trading Ltd (BALT) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.01, payable on 8/21/14. As a percentage of BALT's recent stock price of $5.01, this dividend works out to approximately 0.20%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for BALT, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.01 declared by Baltic Trading Ltd:

BALT+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 BALT is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.80% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of BALT shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Baltic Trading Ltd 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, BALT's low point in its 52 week range is $3.70 per share, with $7.94 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $5.00.

In Friday trading, Baltic Trading Ltd shares are currently off about 1.4% on the day.

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