AMSF Ex-Dividend Reminder - 9/10/14

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/10/14, Amerisafe Inc (AMSF) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.12, payable on 9/26/14. As a percentage of AMSF's recent stock price of $38.68, this dividend works out to approximately 0.31%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for AMSF, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.12 declared by Amerisafe 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 AMSF is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.24% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of AMSF shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Amerisafe Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, AMSF's low point in its 52 week range is $32.44 per share, with $45.95 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $38.05.

In Monday trading, Amerisafe Inc shares are currently up about 1.1% on the day.

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