Cash Dividend On The Way From Kindred Healthcare (KND)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 11/17/16, Kindred Healthcare Inc (KND) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.12, payable on 12/9/16. As a percentage of KND's recent stock price of $7.00, this dividend works out to approximately 1.71%, so look for shares of Kindred Healthcare Inc to trade 1.71% lower — all else being equal — when KND shares open for trading on 11/17/16.

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Below is a dividend history chart for KND, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.12 declared by Kindred Healthcare 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 KND is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 6.86% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of KND shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Kindred Healthcare Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, KND's low point in its 52 week range is $5.65 per share, with $15.66 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $6.95.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, KND makes up 1.20% of the SPDR S&P Health Care Services ETF ( XHS) which is trading up by about 0.5% on the day Tuesday.

In Tuesday trading, Kindred Healthcare Inc shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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