HY Ex-Dividend Reminder - 2/26/16

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/26/16, Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. (HY) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.285, payable on 3/15/16. As a percentage of HY's recent stock price of $57.42, this dividend works out to approximately 0.50%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for HY, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.285 declared by Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, 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 HY is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.99% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of HY shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, HY's low point in its 52 week range is $44.41 per share, with $76.50 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $57.42.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, HY makes up 1.35% of the Global Spin-Off ETF ( SPUN) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Wednesday.

In Wednesday trading, Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. shares are currently up about 0.7% on the day.

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