Ex-Div Reminder for CSS Industries (CSS)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/29/15, CSS Industries, Inc. (CSS) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.18, payable on 6/15/15. As a percentage of CSS's recent stock price of $27.70, this dividend works out to approximately 0.65%, so look for shares of CSS Industries, Inc. to trade 0.65% lower — all else being equal — when CSS shares open for trading on 5/29/15.

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Below is a dividend history chart for CSS, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.18 declared by CSS Industries, 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 CSS is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.60% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of CSS shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

CSS Industries, Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, CSS's low point in its 52 week range is $23.11 per share, with $33.00 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $27.61.

In Wednesday trading, CSS Industries, Inc. shares are currently up about 0.2% on the day.

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