Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 8/21/14, Pan American Silver Corp. (Symbol: PAAS) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.125, payable on 9/5/14. As a percentage of PAAS's recent stock price of $14.43, this dividend works out to approximately 0.87%, so look for shares of Pan American Silver Corp. to trade 0.87% lower - all else being equal - when PAAS shares open for trading on 8/21/14.
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from PAAS is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.47% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of PAAS shares, versus its 200 day moving average:
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