TTC Ex-Dividend Reminder - 9/25/14

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/25/14, Toro Co. ( TTC) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.20, payable on 10/14/14. As a percentage of TTC's recent stock price of $59.45, this dividend works out to approximately 0.34%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for TTC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.20 declared by Toro Co. :

TTC+Dividend+History+Chart

In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from TTC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.35% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of TTC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Toro Co.  200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, TTC's low point in its 52 week range is $53.19 per share, with $67.35 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $59.54.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, TTC makes up 3.68% of the PowerShares Water Resources Portfolio ETF ( PHO) which is trading lower by about 0.5% on the day Tuesday.

In Tuesday trading, Toro Co. shares are currently off about 0.4% on the day.

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