UHT Ex-Dividend Reminder - 6/15/15

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/15/15, Universal Health Realty Income Trust ( UHT) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.64, payable on 6/30/15. As a percentage of UHT's recent stock price of $47.65, this dividend works out to approximately 1.34%, so look for shares of Universal Health Realty Income Trust to trade 1.34% lower — all else being equal — when UHT shares open for trading on 6/15/15.

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Below is a dividend history chart for UHT, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.64 declared by Universal Health Realty Income Trust:

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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 UHT is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 5.37% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of UHT shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Universal Health Realty Income Trust 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, UHT's low point in its 52 week range is $41.15 per share, with $57.55 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $47.44.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, UHT makes up 1.61% of the ProShares Russell 2000 Dividend Growers ETF ( SMDV) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Thursday.

In Thursday trading, Universal Health Realty Income Trust shares are currently up about 0.8% on the day.

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