Reminder - Stewart Information Services (STC) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/5/13, Stewart Information Services Corp. ( STC) will trade ex-dividend, for its annual dividend of $0.10, payable on 12/27/13. As a percentage of STC's recent stock price of $31.22, this dividend works out to approximately 0.32%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for STC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.10 declared by Stewart Information Services 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 STC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.32% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of STC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Stewart Information Services Corp. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, STC's low point in its 52 week range is $22.74 per share, with $34.39 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $31.22.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, STC makes up 1.08% of the Dynamic Financial Sector Portfolio ETF ( PFI) which is trading lower by about 0.8% on the day Tuesday.

In Tuesday trading, Stewart Information Services Corp. shares are currently off about 0.5% on the day.

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