Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 4/17/19, nVent Electric PLC (Symbol: NVT) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.175, payable on 5/3/19. As a percentage of NVT's recent stock price of $28.03, this dividend works out to approximately 0.62%, so look for shares of nVent Electric PLC to trade 0.62% lower — all else being equal — when NVT shares open for trading on 4/17/19.
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from NVT is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.50% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of NVT shares, versus its 200 day moving average:
Looking at the chart above, NVT's low point in its 52 week range is $19.71 per share, with $29.84 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $28.03.
In Monday trading, nVent Electric PLC shares are currently up about 0.1% on the day.
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