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Knightsbridge Tankers, Ltd. About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (VLCCF)

By Dividend Channel Staff, Monday, November 14, 10:21 AM ET
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On 11/16/11, Knightsbridge Tankers, Ltd. (VLCCF) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.50, payable on 12/2/11. As a percentage of VLCCF's recent stock price of $17.84, this dividend works out to approximately 2.80%, so look for shares of Knightsbridge Tankers, Ltd. to trade 2.80% lower all else being equal when VLCCF shares open for trading on 11/16/11.

Below is a dividend history chart for VLCCF, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.50 declared by Knightsbridge Tankers, Ltd.:

VLCCF Dividend History
Date Div*
08/29/11 0.500
05/23/11 0.500
02/15/11 0.500
11/17/10 0.500
08/20/10 0.500
05/19/10 0.400
02/17/10 0.300
02/13/09 0.250
11/13/08 0.500
08/20/08 0.750
05/22/08 0.750
02/22/08 0.750
11/21/07 0.500
08/22/07 0.600
05/23/07 0.600
02/22/07 0.800
11/22/06 1.000
08/23/06 0.800
05/24/06 1.000
02/21/06 0.800
11/17/05 0.500
08/24/05 0.800
05/17/05 1.500
02/23/05 1.750
11/10/04 1.000
08/11/04 0.750
05/20/04 2.000
01/23/04 0.800
07/23/03 0.650
04/23/03 1.190
01/23/03 0.450
07/23/02 0.450
04/25/02 0.450
01/23/02 0.460
10/23/01 0.450
07/24/01 0.720
04/25/01 1.390
01/24/01 1.680
10/24/00 1.170
07/20/00 0.610
04/25/00 0.440
01/26/00 0.440
10/22/99 0.450
07/23/99 0.470
04/22/99 0.515
01/22/99 0.515
10/22/98 0.530
07/23/98 0.170
04/23/98 0.170
01/22/98 0.170
10/23/97 0.170
07/29/97 0.170
04/23/97 0.170
* Data may be adjusted for splits; we are not responsible for data errors; always verify data with the company.

In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from VLCCF is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 11.21% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.

VLCCF operates in the Shipping sector, among companies like Nautilus Marine Acquisition Corp. (NMAR) which is trading flat today, and StealthGas Inc (NASDAQ:GASS) trading lower by about 1.3%. Below is a three month price history chart comparing the stock performance of VLCCF, versus NMAR and GASS.

VLCCF,NMAR,GASS Relative Performance Chart

In Monday trading, Knightsbridge Tankers, Ltd. shares are currently up about 0.4% on the day.


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