Reminder - Arcos Dorados Holdings (ARCO) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/27/13, Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc ( ARCO) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.0596, payable on 10/4/13. As a percentage of ARCO's recent stock price of $11.93, this dividend works out to approximately 0.50%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for ARCO, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.0596 declared by Arcos Dorados Holdings 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 ARCO is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.00% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of ARCO shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, ARCO's low point in its 52 week range is $10.45 per share, with $16.00 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $11.87.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, ARCO makes up 6.47% of the FTSE Argentina 20 ETF ( ARGT) which is trading higher by about 0.2% on the day Wednesday.

In Wednesday trading, Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc shares are currently up about 0.2% on the day.

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