Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/25/16, Green Plains Inc. (GPRE - Get Report) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.12, payable on 6/17/16. As a percentage of GPRE's recent stock price of $17.21, this dividend works out to approximately 0.70%, so look for shares of Green Plains Inc. to trade 0.70% lower — all else being equal — when GPRE shares open for trading on 5/25/16.

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Below is a dividend history chart for GPRE, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.12 declared by Green Plains Inc.:

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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 GPRE is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.79% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of GPRE shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Green Plains Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, GPRE's low point in its 52 week range is $12.39 per share, with $34.05 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $17.33.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, GPRE makes up 3.12% of the PowerShares WilderHill Progressive Energy Portfolio ETF ( PUW) which is trading lower by about 0.2% on the day Monday.

In Monday trading, Green Plains Inc. shares are currently off about 3.1% on the day.