Echelon Financial Holdings About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (EFH)

On 6/5/15, Echelon Financial Holdings Inc (TSX: EFH.TO) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.11, payable on 7/2/15. As a percentage of EFH's recent stock price of $15.10, this dividend works out to approximately 0.73%, so look for shares of Echelon Financial Holdings Inc to trade 0.73% lower — all else being equal — when EFH shares open for trading on 6/5/15.

Below is a dividend history chart for EFH, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.11 declared by Echelon Financial Holdings Inc:

EFH+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 EFH is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.91% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of EFH shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Echelon Financial Holdings Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, EFH's low point in its 52 week range is $11.80 per share, with $17.00 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $15.10.

In Wednesday trading, Echelon Financial Holdings Inc shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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