Cash Dividend On The Way From First Potomac Realty Trust (FPO)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/5/16, First Potomac Realty Trust (FPO) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.15, payable on 2/16/16. As a percentage of FPO's recent stock price of $9.64, this dividend works out to approximately 1.56%, so look for shares of First Potomac Realty Trust to trade 1.56% lower — all else being equal — when FPO shares open for trading on 2/5/16.

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Below is a dividend history chart for FPO, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.15 declared by First Potomac Realty 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 FPO is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 6.22% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of FPO shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

First Potomac Realty Trust 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, FPO's low point in its 52 week range is $9.42 per share, with $13.08 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $9.67.

According to Preferred Stock Channel, there is a series of preferred stock that is senior to FPO, which trades under the symbol FPO.PRA — more info ».

In Wednesday trading, First Potomac Realty Trust shares are currently up about 1.1% on the day.

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