Reminder - Jean Coutu Group (PJC-A) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

On 5/13/15, Jean Coutu Group Inc. (TSX: PJC-A.TO) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.11, payable on 5/29/15. As a percentage of PJC.A's recent stock price of $23.16, this dividend works out to approximately 0.47%.

Below is a dividend history chart for PJC.A, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.11 declared by Jean Coutu Group Inc. :

PJC.A+Dividend+History+Chart

In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from PJC.A is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.90% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of PJC.A shares:

Jean Coutu Group Inc.  200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, PJC.A's low point in its 52 week range is $21.07 per share, with $28.95 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $23.16.

In Monday trading, Jean Coutu Group Inc. shares are currently off about 0.3% on the day.

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