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Cash Dividend On The Way From Prime Dividend Corp.

On 4/26/13, Prime Dividend Corp. will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.0625, payable on 5/10/13. As a percentage of PDV's recent stock price of $6.18, this dividend works out to approximately 1.01%, so look for shares of Prime Dividend Corp. to trade 1.01% lower — all else being equal — when PDV shares open for trading on 4/26/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for PDV, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.0625 declared by Prime Dividend Corp.:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from PDV is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 12.14% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of PDV shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Prime Dividend Corp. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, PDV's low point in its 52 week range is $4.98 per share, with $7.09 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $6.18.

In Wednesday trading, Prime Dividend Corp. shares are currently trading flat on the day.