Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 9/18/14, Exco Resources Inc. (Symbol: XCO) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.05, payable on 9/30/14. As a percentage of XCO's recent stock price of $4.55, this dividend works out to approximately 1.10%, so look for shares of Exco Resources Inc. to trade 1.10% lower - all else being equal - when XCO shares open for trading on 9/18/14.
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from XCO is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.40% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of XCO shares, versus its 200 day moving average:
Looking at the chart above, XCO's low point in its 52 week range is $4.31 per share, with $7.33 as the 52 week high point - that compares with a last trade of $4.55.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, XCO makes up 3.55% of the First Trust ISE-Revere Natural Gas Index Fund ETF (Symbol: FCG) which is trading higher by about 0.8% on the day Tuesday.
In Tuesday trading, Exco Resources Inc. shares are currently up about 2% on the day.