Vicwest About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (VIC)

On 9/26/14, Vicwest Inc (TSX: VIC.TO) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.15, payable on 10/15/14. As a percentage of VIC's recent stock price of $11.27, this dividend works out to approximately 1.33%, so look for shares of Vicwest Inc to trade 1.33% lower — all else being equal — when VIC shares open for trading on 9/26/14.

Below is a dividend history chart for VIC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.15 declared by Vicwest Inc:

VIC+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 VIC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 5.32% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of VIC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Vicwest Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, VIC's low point in its 52 week range is $8.97 per share, with $13.27 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $11.27.

In Wednesday trading, Vicwest Inc shares are currently up about 0.8% on the day.

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