Reminder - Noranda Aluminum Holding (NOR) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/14/15, Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp (NOR) will trade ex-dividend, for its annual dividend of $0.01, payable on 6/10/15. As a percentage of NOR's recent stock price of $2.23, this dividend works out to approximately 0.45%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for NOR, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.01 declared by Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp:

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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 NOR is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.45% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of NOR shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, NOR's low point in its 52 week range is $2.15 per share, with $5.64 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $2.22.

In Tuesday trading, Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp shares are currently off about 25.7% on the day.

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