Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 3/7/18, Patterson-UTI Energy Inc. (Symbol: PTEN) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.02, payable on 3/22/18. As a percentage of PTEN's recent stock price of $18.99, this dividend works out to approximately 0.11%.
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from PTEN is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.42% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of PTEN shares, versus its 200 day moving average:
Looking at the chart above, PTEN's low point in its 52 week range is $14.83 per share, with $27.92 as the 52 week high point - that compares with a last trade of $19.03.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, PTEN makes up 3.76% of the Oil Services ETF (Symbol: OIH) which is trading up by about 0.3% on the day Monday.
In Monday trading, Patterson-UTI Energy Inc. shares are currently up about 1% on the day.