Ex-Div Reminder For Genesee & Wyoming (GWRU)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/11/14, Genesee & Wyoming Inc. ( GWRU) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $1.25, payable on 1/1/15. As a percentage of GWRU's recent stock price of $112.74, this dividend works out to approximately 1.11%, so look for shares of Genesee & Wyoming Inc. to trade 1.11% lower — all else being equal — when GWRU shares open for trading on 12/11/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for GWRU, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $1.25 declared by Genesee & Wyoming Inc.:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from GWRU is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.43% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of GWRU shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, GWRU's low point in its 52 week range is $111.09 per share, with $135.82 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $112.74.

In Tuesday trading, Genesee & Wyoming Inc. shares are currently off about 1.8% on the day.

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