Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/20/13, Albany International Corp (AIN) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.15, payable on 1/8/14. As a percentage of AIN's recent stock price of $35.16, this dividend works out to approximately 0.43%.
Below is a dividend history chart for AIN, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.15 declared by Albany International Corp:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from AIN is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.71% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of AIN shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, AIN's low point in its 52 week range is $21.71 per share, with $37.43 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $35.16.
In Wednesday trading, Albany International Corp shares are currently off about 0.8% on the day.