Ex-Div Reminder for Alliance Grain Traders (AGT)

On 9/26/14, Alliance Grain Traders Inc (TSX: AGT.TO) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.15, payable on 10/7/14. As a percentage of AGT's recent stock price of $28.29, this dividend works out to approximately 0.53%, so look for shares of Alliance Grain Traders Inc to trade 0.53% lower — all else being equal — when AGT shares open for trading on 9/26/14.

Below is a dividend history chart for AGT, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.15 declared by Alliance Grain Traders Inc:

AGT+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 AGT is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.12% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of AGT shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Alliance Grain Traders Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, AGT's low point in its 52 week range is $14.26 per share, with $29.77 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $28.29.

In Wednesday trading, Alliance Grain Traders Inc shares are currently up about 1.6% on the day.

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