Ex-Div Reminder For Cash America International (CSH)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/6/13, Cash America International, Inc. ( CSH) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.035, payable on 5/22/13. As a percentage of CSH's recent stock price of $44.01, this dividend works out to approximately 0.08%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for CSH, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.035 declared by Cash America International, Inc.:

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from CSH is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.32% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of CSH shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Cash America International, Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, CSH's low point in its 52 week range is $34.21 per share, with $54.12 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $44.01.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, CSH makes up 1.77% of the iShares Enhanced U.S. Small-Cap ETF ( IESM) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Thursday.

In Thursday trading, Cash America International, Inc. shares are currently up about 1.2% on the day.

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