Reminder - StoneMor Partners (STON) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 11/3/16, StoneMor Partners L P (STON) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.33, payable on 11/14/16. As a percentage of STON's recent stock price of $12.93, this dividend works out to approximately 2.55%, so look for shares of StoneMor Partners L P to trade 2.55% lower — all else being equal — when STON shares open for trading on 11/3/16.

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Below is a dividend history chart for STON, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.33 declared by StoneMor Partners L P:

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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 STON is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 10.21% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of STON shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

StoneMor Partners L P 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, STON's low point in its 52 week range is $12.30 per share, with $31.15 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $12.80.

In Tuesday trading, StoneMor Partners L P shares are currently off about 1.7% on the day.

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