Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/21/13, FreightCar America Inc (RAIL) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.06, payable on 8/30/13. As a percentage of RAIL's recent stock price of $18.08, this dividend works out to approximately 0.33%.
Below is a dividend history chart for RAIL, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.06 declared by FreightCar America Inc:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from RAIL is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.33% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of RAIL shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, RAIL's low point in its 52 week range is $16.53 per share, with $25.15 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $18.08.
In Monday trading, FreightCar America Inc shares are currently up about 0.6% on the day.