Ex-Div Reminder for HCI Group Inc (HCI)

By DividendChannel.com,

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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 2/19/14, HCI Group Inc (Symbol: HCI) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.275, payable on 3/21/14. As a percentage of HCI's recent stock price of $44.48, this dividend works out to approximately 0.62%, so look for shares of HCI Group Inc to trade 0.62% lower - all else being equal - when HCI shares open for trading on 2/19/14.


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from HCI is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.47% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of HCI shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

HCI Group Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, HCI's low point in its 52 week range is $19.81 per share, with $53.61 as the 52 week high point - that compares with a last trade of $44.74.

According to Preferred Stock Channel, there is a series of preferred stock that is senior to HCI, which trades under the symbol HCIIP - more info » .

In Tuesday trading, HCI Group Inc shares are currently up about 2.4% on the day.

Click here to learn which S.A.F.E. dividend stocks also have preferred shares that should be on your radar screen »

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: Investing Investing Ideas
Referenced Stocks: HCI

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