Cash Dividend On The Way From Wi-LAN (WIN)

On 6/10/15, Wi-LAN Inc (TSX: WIN.TO) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.0525, payable on 7/3/15. As a percentage of WIN's recent stock price of $3.05, this dividend works out to approximately 1.72%, so look for shares of Wi-LAN Inc to trade 1.72% lower — all else being equal — when WIN shares open for trading on 6/10/15.

Below is a dividend history chart for WIN, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.0525 declared by Wi-LAN Inc:

WIN+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 WIN is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 6.89% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of WIN shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Wi-LAN Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, WIN's low point in its 52 week range is $2.34 per share, with $4.35 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $3.05.

In Monday trading, Wi-LAN Inc shares are currently up about 0.7% on the day.

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