Cash Dividend On The Way From HCI Group (HCI)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/13/15, HCI Group Inc ( HCI) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.30, payable on 6/19/15. As a percentage of HCI's recent stock price of $46.65, this dividend works out to approximately 0.64%, so look for shares of HCI Group Inc to trade 0.64% lower — all else being equal — when HCI shares open for trading on 5/13/15.

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Below is a dividend history chart for HCI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.30 declared by HCI Group 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 HCI is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.57% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of HCI shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

HCI Group Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, HCI's low point in its 52 week range is $35.30 per share, with $51.44 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $46.57.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, HCI makes up 2.34% of the PowerShares International BuyBack Achievers Portfolio ETF ( IPKW) which is trading lower by about 0.2% on the day Monday.

According to Preferred Stock Channel, there is a series of preferred stock that is senior to HCI, which trades under the symbol HCIIP — more info ».

In Monday trading, HCI Group Inc shares are currently up about 0.6% on the day.

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