DEA Ex-Dividend Reminder - 12/5/16

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/5/16, Easterly Government Properties Inc ( DEA) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.24, payable on 12/22/16. As a percentage of DEA's recent stock price of $19.19, this dividend works out to approximately 1.25%, so look for shares of Easterly Government Properties Inc to trade 1.25% lower — all else being equal — when DEA shares open for trading on 12/5/16.

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Below is a dividend history chart for DEA, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.24 declared by Easterly Government Properties 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 DEA is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 5.00% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of DEA shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Easterly Government Properties Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

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