Ex-Div Reminder for Sentry Select Primary Metals (PME)

On 8/27/14, Sentry Select Primary Metals (TSX: PME.TO) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.045, payable on 9/15/14. As a percentage of PME's recent stock price of $4.06, this dividend works out to approximately 1.11%, so look for shares of Sentry Select Primary Metals to trade 1.11% lower — all else being equal — when PME shares open for trading on 8/27/14.

Below is a dividend history chart for PME, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.045 declared by Sentry Select Primary Metals:

PME+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 PME is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 13.30% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of PME shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Sentry Select Primary Metals 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, PME's low point in its 52 week range is $2.74 per share, with $4.59 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $4.06.

In Monday trading, Sentry Select Primary Metals shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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