Ex-Div Reminder for NutriSystem (NTRI)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/7/15, NutriSystem Inc (NTRI) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.175, payable on 5/21/15. As a percentage of NTRI's recent stock price of $23.22, this dividend works out to approximately 0.75%, so look for shares of NutriSystem Inc to trade 0.75% lower — all else being equal — when NTRI shares open for trading on 5/7/15.

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Below is a dividend history chart for NTRI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.175 declared by NutriSystem 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 NTRI is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.01% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of NTRI shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

NutriSystem Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, NTRI's low point in its 52 week range is $14.88 per share, with $24.54 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $23.14.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, NTRI makes up 1.50% of the Social Media Index ETF ( SOCL) which is trading lower by about 0.4% on the day Tuesday.

In Tuesday trading, NutriSystem Inc shares are currently down about 1.3% on the day.

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