Reminder - FreightCar America (RAIL) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/21/13, FreightCar America Inc ( RAIL) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.06, payable on 8/30/13. As a percentage of RAIL's recent stock price of $18.08, this dividend works out to approximately 0.33%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for RAIL, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.06 declared by FreightCar America Inc:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from RAIL is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.33% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of RAIL shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

FreightCar America Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, RAIL's low point in its 52 week range is $16.53 per share, with $25.15 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $18.08.

In Monday trading, FreightCar America Inc shares are currently up about 0.6% on the day.

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