Reminder - Lucara Diamond (LUC) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

On 6/3/15, Lucara Diamond Corp (TSX: LUC.TO) will trade ex-dividend, for its semi-annual dividend of $0.02, payable on 6/18/15. As a percentage of LUC's recent stock price of $2.07, this dividend works out to approximately 0.97%, so look for shares of Lucara Diamond Corp to trade 0.97% lower — all else being equal — when LUC shares open for trading on 6/3/15.

Below is a dividend history chart for LUC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.02 declared by Lucara Diamond Corp:

LUC+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 LUC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.93% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of LUC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Lucara Diamond Corp 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, LUC's low point in its 52 week range is $1.60 per share, with $2.88 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $2.07.

In Monday trading, Lucara Diamond Corp shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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