Ex-Div Reminder for Spok Holdings (SPOK)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 11/14/14, Spok Holdings Inc (SPOK) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.125, payable on 12/10/14. As a percentage of SPOK's recent stock price of $16.68, this dividend works out to approximately 0.75%, so look for shares of Spok Holdings Inc to trade 0.75% lower — all else being equal — when SPOK shares open for trading on 11/14/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for SPOK, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.125 declared by Spok Holdings Inc:

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from SPOK is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.00% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, SPOK makes up 1.71% of the Vanguard Telecommunication Services ETF ( VOX) which is trading lower by about 0.3% on the day Wednesday.

In Wednesday trading, Spok Holdings Inc shares are currently off about 0.7% on the day.

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