Ex-Div Reminder For International Shipholding (ISH)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/13/14, International Shipholding Corp. (ISH) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.25, payable on 9/4/14. As a percentage of ISH's recent stock price of $21.98, this dividend works out to approximately 1.14%, so look for shares of International Shipholding Corp. to trade 1.14% lower — all else being equal — when ISH shares open for trading on 8/13/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for ISH, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.25 declared by International Shipholding 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 ISH is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.55% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of ISH shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

International Shipholding Corp. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, ISH's low point in its 52 week range is $20.75 per share, with $32.91 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $21.91.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, ISH makes up 3.19% of the WisdomTree Total Dividend Fund ETF ( DTD) which is trading up by about 0.3% on the day Monday.

In Monday trading, International Shipholding Corp. shares are currently up about 0.6% on the day.

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