Ex-Div Reminder for Spok Holdings (SPOK)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 11/16/16, Spok Holdings Inc (SPOK) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.125, payable on 12/9/16. As a percentage of SPOK's recent stock price of $18.07, this dividend works out to approximately 0.69%, so look for shares of Spok Holdings Inc to trade 0.69% lower — all else being equal — when SPOK shares open for trading on 11/16/16.

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Below is a dividend history chart for SPOK, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.125 declared by Spok Holdings 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 SPOK is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.77% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of SPOK shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Spok Holdings Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, SPOK's low point in its 52 week range is $15.49 per share, with $20.96 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $18.07.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, SPOK makes up 3.72% of the iShares U.S. Telecommunications ETF ( IYZ) which is trading higher by about 0.6% on the day Monday.

In Monday trading, Spok Holdings Inc shares are currently off about 0.7% on the day.

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