Cash Dividend On The Way From JMP

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/27/15, JMP Group ( JMP) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.037, payable on 6/15/15. As a percentage of JMP's recent stock price of $7.60, this dividend works out to approximately 0.49%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for JMP, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.037 declared by JMP Group:

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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 JMP is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 5.84% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of JMP shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

JMP Group 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, JMP's low point in its 52 week range is $6.00 per share, with $8.85 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $7.60.

In Tuesday trading, JMP Group shares are currently down about 0.7% on the day.

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