SWM Ex-Dividend Reminder - 11/24/14

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 11/24/14, Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. (SWM) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.38, payable on 12/26/14. As a percentage of SWM's recent stock price of $42.37, this dividend works out to approximately 0.90%, so look for shares of Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. to trade 0.90% lower — all else being equal — when SWM shares open for trading on 11/24/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for SWM, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.38 declared by Schweitzer-Mauduit International, 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 SWM is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.59% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of SWM shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, SWM's low point in its 52 week range is $35.48 per share, with $52.68 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $42.35.

In Thursday trading, Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. shares are currently off about 0.1% on the day.

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