Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 5/11/18, Exxon Mobil Corp (Symbol: XOM) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.82, payable on 6/11/18. As a percentage of XOM's recent stock price of $79.48, this dividend works out to approximately 1.03%, so look for shares of Exxon Mobil Corp to trade 1.03% lower - all else being equal - when XOM shares open for trading on 5/11/18.
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from XOM is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.13% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of XOM shares, versus its 200 day moving average:
Looking at the chart above, XOM's low point in its 52 week range is $72.155 per share, with $89.30 as the 52 week high point - that compares with a last trade of $79.50.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, XOM makes up 181.12% of the iShares Commodities Select Strategy ETF (Symbol: COMT) which is trading up by about 0.9% on the day Wednesday.
In Wednesday trading, Exxon Mobil Corp shares are currently up about 1.8% on the day.
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