Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 1/29/16, USA Compression Partners, LP (USAC - Get Report) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.525, payable on 2/12/16. As a percentage of USAC's recent stock price of $10.57, this dividend works out to approximately 4.97%, so look for shares of USA Compression Partners, LP to trade 4.97% lower — all else being equal — when USAC shares open for trading on 1/29/16.

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Below is a dividend history chart for USAC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.525 declared by USA Compression Partners, LP:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from USAC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 19.87% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of USAC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

USA Compression Partners, LP 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, USAC's low point in its 52 week range is $7.57 per share, with $24.30 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $10.57.

In Wednesday trading, USA Compression Partners, LP shares are currently off about 0.5% on the day.