Reminder - EMC Insurance Group (EMCI) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 11/10/16, EMC Insurance Group Inc. ( EMCI) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.21, payable on 11/22/16. As a percentage of EMCI's recent stock price of $24.82, this dividend works out to approximately 0.85%, so look for shares of EMC Insurance Group Inc. to trade 0.85% lower — all else being equal — when EMCI shares open for trading on 11/10/16.

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Below is a dividend history chart for EMCI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.21 declared by EMC Insurance Group 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 EMCI is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.38% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of EMCI shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

EMC Insurance Group Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

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