WEF Ex-Dividend Reminder - 8/28/14

On 8/28/14, Western Forest Products Inc (TSX: WEF.TO) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.02, payable on 9/19/14. As a percentage of WEF's recent stock price of $2.56, this dividend works out to approximately 0.78%, so look for shares of Western Forest Products Inc to trade 0.78% lower — all else being equal — when WEF shares open for trading on 8/28/14.

Below is a dividend history chart for WEF, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.02 declared by Western Forest Products Inc:

WEF+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 WEF is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.12% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of WEF shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Western Forest Products Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, WEF's low point in its 52 week range is $1.34 per share, with $2.68 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $2.56.

In Tuesday trading, Western Forest Products Inc shares are currently off about 0.8% on the day.

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