Western Refining About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (WNR)


Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 2/10/14, Western Refining Inc (Symbol: WNR) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.26, payable on 2/27/14. As a percentage of WNR's recent stock price of $37.29, this dividend works out to approximately 0.70%, so look for shares of Western Refining Inc to trade 0.70% lower - all else being equal - when WNR shares open for trading on 2/10/14.


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from WNR is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.79% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of WNR shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Western Refining Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, WNR's low point in its 52 week range is $25.62 per share, with $43.00 as the 52 week high point - that compares with a last trade of $37.35.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, WNR makes up 2.77% of the Dynamic Energy Exploration & Production Portfolio ETF (Symbol: PXE) which is trading up by about 0.5% on the day Thursday.

In Thursday trading, Western Refining Inc shares are currently off about 0.5% on the day.

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

This article appears in: Investing , Investing Ideas

Referenced Stocks: WNR , PXE

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