Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/13/19, Hess Corp (Symbol: HES) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.25, payable on 9/30/19. As a percentage of HES's recent stock price of $64.15, this dividend works out to approximately 0.39%.
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from HES is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.56% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of HES shares, versus its 200 day moving average:
Looking at the chart above, HES's low point in its 52 week range is $35.5925 per share, with $74.81 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $64.38.
In Wednesday trading, Hess Corp shares are currently up about 1.5% on the day.
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