Cash Dividend On The Way From Hugoton Royalty Trust (HGT)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/27/14, Hugoton Royalty Trust ( HGT) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.0806, payable on 9/15/14. As a percentage of HGT's recent stock price of $9.84, this dividend works out to approximately 0.82%, so look for shares of Hugoton Royalty Trust to trade 0.82% lower — all else being equal — when HGT shares open for trading on 8/27/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for HGT, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.0806 declared by Hugoton Royalty Trust :

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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 HGT is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 9.84% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of HGT shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Hugoton Royalty Trust  200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, HGT's low point in its 52 week range is $6.98 per share, with $12.04 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $9.83.

In Monday trading, Hugoton Royalty Trust shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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