Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/12/16, Genie Energy Ltd. (GNE - Get Report) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.06, payable on 5/20/16. As a percentage of GNE's recent stock price of $7.81, this dividend works out to approximately 0.77%, so look for shares of Genie Energy Ltd. to trade 0.77% lower — all else being equal — when GNE shares open for trading on 5/12/16.

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Below is a dividend history chart for GNE, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.06 declared by Genie Energy Ltd.:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from GNE is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.07% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of GNE shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Genie Energy Ltd. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, GNE's low point in its 52 week range is $6.32 per share, with $14.97 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $7.79.

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

In Tuesday trading, Genie Energy Ltd. shares are currently down about 1.1% on the day.