Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 1/5/16, Atlas Resource Partners, L.P. (ARP) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.0125, payable on 1/14/16. As a percentage of ARP's recent stock price of $1.14, this dividend works out to approximately 1.10%, so look for shares of Atlas Resource Partners, L.P. to trade 1.10% lower — all else being equal — when ARP shares open for trading on 1/5/16.

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Below is a dividend history chart for ARP, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.0125 declared by Atlas Resource Partners, L.P.:

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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 ARP is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 13.16% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of ARP shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Atlas Resource Partners, L.P. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, ARP's low point in its 52 week range is $0.65 per share, with $11.49 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $1.13.

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In Monday trading, Atlas Resource Partners, L.P. shares are currently up about 10.7% on the day.