Reminder - Utah Medical Products (UTMD) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/17/15, Utah Medical Products, Inc. (UTMD) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.255, payable on 7/2/15. As a percentage of UTMD's recent stock price of $56.14, this dividend works out to approximately 0.45%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for UTMD, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.255 declared by Utah Medical Products, Inc.:

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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 UTMD is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.82% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of UTMD shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Utah Medical Products, Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, UTMD's low point in its 52 week range is $47.33 per share, with $63.98 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $56.14.

In Monday trading, Utah Medical Products, Inc. shares are currently off about 2.4% on the day.

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