Reminder - Rentech Nitrogen Partners (RNF) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/20/14, Rentech Nitrogen Partners L.P. (RNF) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.13, payable on 8/29/14. As a percentage of RNF's recent stock price of $14.95, this dividend works out to approximately 0.87%, so look for shares of Rentech Nitrogen Partners L.P. to trade 0.87% lower — all else being equal — when RNF shares open for trading on 8/20/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for RNF, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.13 declared by Rentech Nitrogen Partners L.P.:

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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 RNF is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.48% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of RNF shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Rentech Nitrogen Partners L.P. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, RNF's low point in its 52 week range is $14.42 per share, with $29.81 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $14.88.

In Monday trading, Rentech Nitrogen Partners L.P. shares are currently down about 0.5% on the day.

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