Reminder - ShawCor (SCL) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

On 8/13/14, ShawCor Ltd (TSX: SCL.TO) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.15, payable on 8/29/14. As a percentage of SCL's recent stock price of $56.72, this dividend works out to approximately 0.26%.

Below is a dividend history chart for SCL, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.15 declared by ShawCor Ltd :

SCL+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 SCL is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.06% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of SCL shares:

ShawCor Ltd  200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, SCL's low point in its 52 week range is $37.01 per share, with $60.63 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $57.14.

In Monday trading, ShawCor Ltd shares are currently up about 0.8% on the day.

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