Reminder - Algonquin Power & Utilities (AQN) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

On 9/26/14, Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp (TSX: AQN.TO) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.0955, payable on 10/15/14. As a percentage of AQN's recent stock price of $9.01, this dividend works out to approximately 1.06%, so look for shares of Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp to trade 1.06% lower — all else being equal — when AQN shares open for trading on 9/26/14.

Below is a dividend history chart for AQN, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.0955 declared by Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp:

AQN+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 AQN is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.24% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of AQN shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, AQN's low point in its 52 week range is $5.96 per share, with $9.13 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $9.01.

In Wednesday trading, Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp shares are currently off about 0.2% on the day.

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