Ex-Div Reminder For Moelis(MC)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/21/15, Moelis & Co ( MC) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.20, payable on 6/9/15. As a percentage of MC's recent stock price of $28.76, this dividend works out to approximately 0.70%, so look for shares of Moelis & Co to trade 0.70% lower — all else being equal — when MC shares open for trading on 5/21/15.

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Below is a dividend history chart for MC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.20 declared by Moelis & Co:

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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 MC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.78% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of MC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Moelis & Co 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, MC's low point in its 52 week range is $26.03 per share, with $37.37 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $28.76.

In Tuesday trading, Moelis & Co shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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