Reminder - Extendicare (EXE) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

On 9/26/14, Extendicare Inc (TSX: EXE.TO) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.04, payable on 10/15/14. As a percentage of EXE's recent stock price of $8.26, this dividend works out to approximately 0.48%.

Below is a dividend history chart for EXE, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.04 declared by Extendicare Inc :

EXE+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 EXE is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 5.81% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of EXE shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Extendicare Inc  200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, EXE's low point in its 52 week range is $6.40 per share, with $8.79 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $8.25.

In Wednesday trading, Extendicare Inc shares are currently off about 0.5% on the day.

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