Reminder - Seadrill Partners (SDLP) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 11/3/16, Seadrill Partners LLC (SDLP) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.10, payable on 11/14/16. As a percentage of SDLP's recent stock price of $3.35, this dividend works out to approximately 2.99%, so look for shares of Seadrill Partners LLC to trade 2.99% lower — all else being equal — when SDLP shares open for trading on 11/3/16.

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Below is a dividend history chart for SDLP, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.10 declared by Seadrill Partners LLC:

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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 SDLP is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 11.94% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of SDLP shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Seadrill Partners LLC 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, SDLP's low point in its 52 week range is $1.70 per share, with $12.20 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $3.29.

In Tuesday trading, Seadrill Partners LLC shares are currently up about 2.8% on the day.

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