ECA Marcellus Trust I About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (ECT)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/19/14, ECA Marcellus Trust I (ECT) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.281, payable on 8/29/14. As a percentage of ECT's recent stock price of $7.27, this dividend works out to approximately 3.86%, so look for shares of ECA Marcellus Trust I to trade 3.86% lower — all else being equal — when ECT shares open for trading on 8/19/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for ECT, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.281 declared by ECA Marcellus Trust I:

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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 ECT is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 15.46% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of ECT shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

ECA Marcellus Trust I 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, ECT's low point in its 52 week range is $6.79 per share, with $10.46 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $7.27.

In Friday trading, ECA Marcellus Trust I shares are currently down about 0.3% on the day.

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