Reminder - FreightCar America (RAIL) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/19/15, FreightCar America Inc (RAIL) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.09, payable on 5/27/15. As a percentage of RAIL's recent stock price of $24.21, this dividend works out to approximately 0.37%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for RAIL, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.09 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 1.49% 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 $21.02 per share, with $37.48 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $24.20.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, RAIL makes up 3.01% of the First Trust RBA American Industrial Renaissance ETF ( AIRR) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Friday.

In Friday trading, FreightCar America Inc shares are currently down about 0.5% on the day.

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