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Ex-Div Reminder for Buckeye Partners (BPL)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 2/16/17, Buckeye Partners LP (Symbol: BPL) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $1.2375, payable on 2/21/17. As a percentage of BPL's recent stock price of $71.60, this dividend works out to approximately 1.73%, so look for shares of Buckeye Partners LP to trade 1.73% lower - all else being equal - when BPL shares open for trading on 2/16/17.

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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 BPL is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 6.91% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of BPL shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Buckeye Partners LP 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, BPL's low point in its 52 week range is $51.57 per share, with $75.10 as the 52 week high point - that compares with a last trade of $71.64.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, BPL makes up 5.80% of the MLP ETF (Symbol: MLPA) which is trading lower by about 0.1% on the day Tuesday.

In Tuesday trading, Buckeye Partners LP shares are currently down about 0.3% 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 Nasdaq, Inc.


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

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