MC Ex-Dividend Reminder - 11/18/16

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 11/18/16, Moelis & Company (MC) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.32, payable on 12/7/16. As a percentage of MC's recent stock price of $28.35, this dividend works out to approximately 1.13%, so look for shares of Moelis & Company to trade 1.13% lower — all else being equal — when MC shares open for trading on 11/18/16.

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Below is a dividend history chart for MC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.32 declared by Moelis & Company:

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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 MC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.51% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of MC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Moelis & Company 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, MC's low point in its 52 week range is $21.91 per share, with $30.16 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $28.35.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, MC makes up 1.44% of the iShares U.S. Broker-Dealers & Securities Exchanges ETF ( IAI) which is trading lower by about 0.6% on the day Wednesday.

In Wednesday trading, Moelis & Company shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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