Cash Dividend On The Way From Horace Mann Educators (HMN)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/18/14, Horace Mann Educators Corp. (HMN) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.23, payable on 12/31/14. As a percentage of HMN's recent stock price of $31.43, this dividend works out to approximately 0.73%, so look for shares of Horace Mann Educators Corp. to trade 0.73% lower — all else being equal — when HMN shares open for trading on 12/18/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for HMN, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.23 declared by Horace Mann Educators Corp.:

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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 HMN is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.93% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of HMN shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Horace Mann Educators Corp. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, HMN's low point in its 52 week range is $27.42 per share, with $33.05 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $31.44.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, HMN makes up 1.12% of the iShares Enhanced U.S. Small-Cap ETF ( IESM) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Tuesday.

In Tuesday trading, Horace Mann Educators Corp. shares are currently off about 0.5% on the day.

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