Cash Dividend On The Way From Tractor Supply Co. (TSCO)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/16/13, Tractor Supply Co. ( TSCO) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.26, payable on 6/4/13. As a percentage of TSCO's recent stock price of $114.09, this dividend works out to approximately 0.23%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for TSCO, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.26 declared by Tractor Supply Co.:

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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 TSCO is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.91% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of TSCO shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Tractor Supply Co. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, TSCO's low point in its 52 week range is $75.46 per share, with $114.79 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $114.20.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, TSCO makes up 3.50% of the iShares MSCI Kokusai ETF ( TOK) which is trading higher by about 0.4% on the day Tuesday.

In Tuesday trading, Tractor Supply Co. shares are currently up about 0.1% on the day.
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