Reminder - Pope Resources (POPE) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/26/15, Pope Resources ( POPE) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.65, payable on 6/11/15. As a percentage of POPE's recent stock price of $64.51, this dividend works out to approximately 1.01%, so look for shares of Pope Resources to trade 1.01% lower — all else being equal — when POPE shares open for trading on 5/26/15.

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Below is a dividend history chart for POPE, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.65 declared by Pope Resources:

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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 POPE is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.03% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of POPE shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Pope Resources 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, POPE's low point in its 52 week range is $59.00 per share, with $71.00 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $64.51.

In Friday trading, Pope Resources shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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