RAIL Ex-Dividend Reminder - 8/20/14

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/20/14, FreightCar America Inc ( RAIL) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.06, payable on 8/29/14. As a percentage of RAIL's recent stock price of $27.25, this dividend works out to approximately 0.22%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for RAIL, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.06 declared by FreightCar America 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 RAIL is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.88% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of RAIL shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

FreightCar America Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, RAIL's low point in its 52 week range is $17.44 per share, with $27.80 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $27.25.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, RAIL makes up 3.55% of the First Trust RBA American Industrial Renaissance ETF ( AIRR) which is trading up by about 1.8% on the day Monday.

In Monday trading, FreightCar America Inc shares are currently up about 1.4% on the day.

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