Reminder - Whistler Blackcomb Holdings (WB) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

On 5/20/15, Whistler Blackcomb Holdings Inc. (TSX: WB.TO) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.2437, payable on 5/29/15. As a percentage of WB's recent stock price of $19.55, this dividend works out to approximately 1.25%, so look for shares of Whistler Blackcomb Holdings Inc. to trade 1.25% lower — all else being equal — when WB shares open for trading on 5/20/15.

Below is a dividend history chart for WB, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.2437 declared by Whistler Blackcomb Holdings 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 WB is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.99% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of WB shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Whistler Blackcomb Holdings Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, WB's low point in its 52 week range is $16.27 per share, with $21.07 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $19.84.

In Tuesday trading, Whistler Blackcomb Holdings Inc. shares are currently up about 0.1% on the day.

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