Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 4/11/17, BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust (BPT - Get Report) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $1.0983, payable on 4/20/17. As a percentage of BPT's recent stock price of $24.30, this dividend works out to approximately 4.52%, so look for shares of BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust to trade 4.52% lower — all else being equal — when BPT shares open for trading on 4/11/17.

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Below is a dividend history chart for BPT, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $1.0983 declared by BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from BPT is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 18.08% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of BPT shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, BPT's low point in its 52 week range is $11.29 per share, with $32.95 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $24.32.

In Monday trading, BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust shares are currently up about 2.9% on the day.