WEF Ex-Dividend Reminder - 5/28/15

On 5/28/15, Western Forest Products Inc (TSX: WEF.TO) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.02, payable on 6/19/15. As a percentage of WEF's recent stock price of $2.28, this dividend works out to approximately 0.88%, so look for shares of Western Forest Products Inc to trade 0.88% lower — all else being equal — when WEF shares open for trading on 5/28/15.

Below is a dividend history chart for WEF, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.02 declared by Western Forest Products Inc:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from WEF is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.51% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of WEF shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Western Forest Products Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, WEF's low point in its 52 week range is $1.78 per share, with $2.80 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $2.28.

In Tuesday trading, Western Forest Products Inc shares are currently down about 0.9% on the day.

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