Cash Dividend On The Way From Nevsun Resources (NSU)

On 6/26/15, Nevsun Resources Ltd. (TSX: NSU.TO) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.04, payable on 7/15/15. As a percentage of NSU's recent stock price of $4.98, this dividend works out to approximately 0.80%, so look for shares of Nevsun Resources Ltd. to trade 0.80% lower — all else being equal — when NSU shares open for trading on 6/26/15.

Below is a dividend history chart for NSU, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.04 declared by Nevsun Resources Ltd.:

NSU+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 NSU is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.21% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of NSU shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Nevsun Resources Ltd. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, NSU's low point in its 52 week range is $3.61 per share, with $5.35 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $4.98.

In Wednesday trading, Nevsun Resources Ltd. shares are currently down about 0.4% on the day.

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