TMS International About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (TMS)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/14/13, TMS International Corp ( TMS) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.10, payable on 9/20/13. As a percentage of TMS's recent stock price of $15.28, this dividend works out to approximately 0.65%, so look for shares of TMS International Corp to trade 0.65% lower — all else being equal — when TMS shares open for trading on 8/14/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for TMS, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.10 declared by TMS International Corp:

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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 TMS is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.62% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of TMS shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

TMS International Corp 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, TMS's low point in its 52 week range is $9.50 per share, with $17.29 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $15.28.

In Monday trading, TMS International Corp shares are currently down about 2.2% on the day.
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