Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/28/18, Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PEI - Get Report) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.21, payable on 3/15/18. As a percentage of PEI's recent stock price of $10.44, this dividend works out to approximately 2.01%, so look for shares of Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust to trade 2.01% lower — all else being equal — when PEI shares open for trading on 2/28/18.

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Below is a dividend history chart for PEI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.21 declared by Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust:

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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 PEI is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 8.05% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of PEI shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, PEI's low point in its 52 week range is $9.30 per share, with $16.96 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $10.46.

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In Monday trading, Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust shares are currently off about 0.8% on the day.