Reminder - Thor Industries (THO) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/16/13, Thor Industries, Inc. ( THO) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.23, payable on 10/28/13. As a percentage of THO's recent stock price of $57.27, this dividend works out to approximately 0.40%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for THO, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.23 declared by Thor Industries, 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 THO is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.61% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of THO shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Thor Industries, Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, THO's low point in its 52 week range is $34.51 per share, with $59.30 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $57.18.
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According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, THO makes up 1.30% of the First Trust Mid Cap Growth AlphaDEX Fund ETF ( FNY) which is trading lower by about 0.2% on the day Monday.

In Monday trading, Thor Industries, Inc. shares are currently down about 0.5% on the day.

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