STM Ex-Dividend Reminder - 6/12/15

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/12/15, STMicroelectronics N.V. ( STM) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.10, payable on 6/23/15. As a percentage of STM's recent stock price of $8.52, this dividend works out to approximately 1.17%, so look for shares of STMicroelectronics N.V. to trade 1.17% lower — all else being equal — when STM shares open for trading on 6/12/15.

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Below is a dividend history chart for STM, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.10 declared by STMicroelectronics N.V.:

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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 STM is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.69% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of STM shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

STMicroelectronics N.V. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, STM's low point in its 52 week range is $6.27 per share, with $9.98 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $8.51.

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