TSS Ex-Dividend Reminder - 12/17/13

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/17/13, Total System Services, Inc. (TSS) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.10, payable on 1/2/14. As a percentage of TSS's recent stock price of $31.33, this dividend works out to approximately 0.32%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for TSS, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.10 declared by Total System Services, 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 TSS is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.28% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of TSS shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Total System Services, Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, TSS's low point in its 52 week range is $21.10 per share, with $31.52 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $31.28.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, TSS makes up 4.56% of the Guggenheim Spin-Off ETF ( CSD) which is trading up by about 0.2% on the day Friday.

In Friday trading, Total System Services, Inc. shares are currently up about 0.4% on the day.

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