Ex-Div Reminder for Canadian General Investments (CGI)

On 5/27/15, Canadian General Investments (TSX: CGI.TO) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.14, payable on 6/15/15. As a percentage of CGI's recent stock price of $20.93, this dividend works out to approximately 0.67%, so look for shares of Canadian General Investments to trade 0.67% lower — all else being equal — when CGI shares open for trading on 5/27/15.

Below is a dividend history chart for CGI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.14 declared by Canadian General Investments:

CGI+Dividend+History+Chart

In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from CGI is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.68% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of CGI shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Canadian General Investments 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, CGI's low point in its 52 week range is $17.80 per share, with $21.72 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $20.93.

In Tuesday trading, Canadian General Investments shares are currently up about 0.4% on the day.

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