Reminder - Enerplus (ERF) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 3/29/16, Enerplus Corp (ERF) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.01, payable on 4/15/16. As a percentage of ERF's recent stock price of $3.60, this dividend works out to approximately 0.28%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for ERF, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.01 declared by Enerplus Corp:

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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 ERF is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.33% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of ERF shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Enerplus Corp 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, ERF's low point in its 52 week range is $1.84 per share, with $13.16 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $3.62.

In Monday trading, Enerplus Corp shares are currently down about 3.2% on the day.

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