ASA Ex-Dividend Reminder - 5/11/15

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/11/15, Asa Gold and Precious Metals Limited ( ASA) will trade ex-dividend, for its semi-annual dividend of $0.02, payable on 5/27/15. As a percentage of ASA's recent stock price of $10.69, this dividend works out to approximately 0.19%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for ASA, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.02 declared by Asa Gold and Precious Metals Limited:

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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 ASA is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.37% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of ASA shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Asa Gold and Precious Metals Limited 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, ASA's low point in its 52 week range is $9.53 per share, with $15.36 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $10.69.

In Thursday trading, Asa Gold and Precious Metals Limited shares are currently off about 0.6% on the day.

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