Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/10/17, SandRidge Mississippian Trust I (SDT) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.0697, payable on 5/26/17. As a percentage of SDT's recent stock price of $1.66, this dividend works out to approximately 4.20%, so look for shares of SandRidge Mississippian Trust I to trade 4.20% lower — all else being equal — when SDT shares open for trading on 5/10/17.

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Below is a dividend history chart for SDT, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.0697 declared by SandRidge Mississippian Trust I:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from SDT is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 16.80% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of SDT shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

SandRidge Mississippian Trust I 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, SDT's low point in its 52 week range is $1.20 per share, with $2.98 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $1.66.

In Monday trading, SandRidge Mississippian Trust I shares are currently off about 0.6% on the day.