Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 3/2/16, PDL BioPharma Inc (PDLI - Get Report) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.05, payable on 3/11/16. As a percentage of PDLI's recent stock price of $2.95, this dividend works out to approximately 1.69%, so look for shares of PDL BioPharma Inc to trade 1.69% lower — all else being equal — when PDLI shares open for trading on 3/2/16.Below is a dividend history chart for PDLI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.05 declared by PDL BioPharma Inc: In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from PDLI is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 6.78% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of PDLI shares, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, PDLI's low point in its 52 week range is $2.58 per share, with $7.43 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $2.94. According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, PDLI makes up 1.06% of the SuperDividend U.S. ETF ( DIV) which is trading higher by about 0.2% on the day Monday. In Monday trading, PDL BioPharma Inc shares are currently up about 0.7% on the day.
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