Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 5/12/16, Spectra Energy Partners LP (Symbol: SEP) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.6512, payable on 5/27/16. As a percentage of SEP's recent stock price of $46.62, this dividend works out to approximately 1.40%, so look for shares of Spectra Energy Partners LP to trade 1.40% lower - all else being equal - when SEP shares open for trading on 5/12/16.
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from SEP is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 5.59% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of SEP shares, versus its 200 day moving average:
Looking at the chart above, SEP's low point in its 52 week range is $36.21 per share, with $54.01 as the 52 week high point - that compares with a last trade of $46.76.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, SEP makes up 3.57% of the MLP ETF (Symbol: MLPA) which is trading higher by about 1% on the day Tuesday.
In Tuesday trading, Spectra Energy Partners LP shares are currently trading flat on the day.