Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/31/15, Tal International Group Inc (TAL - Get Report) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.72, payable on 9/23/15. As a percentage of TAL's recent stock price of $17.19, this dividend works out to approximately 4.19%, so look for shares of Tal International Group Inc to trade 4.19% lower — all else being equal — when TAL shares open for trading on 8/31/15.

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Below is a dividend history chart for TAL, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.72 declared by Tal International Group 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 TAL is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 16.75% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of TAL shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Tal International Group Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, TAL's low point in its 52 week range is $15.65 per share, with $45.91 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $17.26.

In Thursday trading, Tal International Group Inc shares are currently up about 1.8% on the day.