HQL Ex-Dividend Reminder - 8/27/14

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/27/14, Life Sciences Inves ( HQL) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.45, payable on 9/30/14. As a percentage of HQL's recent stock price of $22.95, this dividend works out to approximately 1.96%, so look for shares of Life Sciences Inves to trade 1.96% lower — all else being equal — when HQL shares open for trading on 8/27/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for HQL, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.45 declared by Life Sciences Inves:

HQL+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 HQL is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 7.84% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of HQL shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Life Sciences Inves 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, HQL's low point in its 52 week range is $17.80 per share, with $25.00 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $22.96.

In Monday trading, Life Sciences Inves shares are currently up about 0.7% on the day.

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