Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/12/14, International Shipholding Corp. (ISH) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.25, payable on 3/3/14. As a percentage of ISH's recent stock price of $26.31, this dividend works out to approximately 0.95%, so look for shares of International Shipholding Corp. to trade 0.95% lower — all else being equal — when ISH shares open for trading on 2/12/14.
Below is a dividend history chart for ISH, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.25 declared by International Shipholding Corp.:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from ISH is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.80% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of ISH shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, ISH's low point in its 52 week range is $16.07 per share, with $32.11 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $26.30.
In Monday trading, International Shipholding Corp. shares are currently trading flat on the day.