Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/26/15, Platinum Underwriters Holdings, Ltd. (PTP) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.08, payable on 3/31/15. As a percentage of PTP's recent stock price of $76.17, this dividend works out to approximately 0.11%.Below is a dividend history chart for PTP, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.08 declared by Platinum Underwriters Holdings, Ltd.: In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from PTP is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.42% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of PTP shares, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, PTP's low point in its 52 week range is $57.14 per share, with $76.79 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $76.25. In Tuesday trading, Platinum Underwriters Holdings, Ltd. shares are currently up about 0.1% on the day.
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