Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/7/17, American Railcar Industries Inc (ARII) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.40, payable on 9/22/17. As a percentage of ARII's recent stock price of $36.20, this dividend works out to approximately 1.10%, so look for shares of American Railcar Industries Inc to trade 1.10% lower — all else being equal — when ARII shares open for trading on 9/7/17.

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Below is a dividend history chart for ARII, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.40 declared by American Railcar Industries Inc:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from ARII is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.42% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of ARII shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

American Railcar Industries Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, ARII's low point in its 52 week range is $34.30 per share, with $51.10 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $36.20.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, ARII makes up 1.64% of the First Trust RBA American Industrial Renaissance ETF ( AIRR) which is trading up by about 0.2% on the day Tuesday.

In Tuesday trading, American Railcar Industries Inc shares are currently down about 0.3% on the day.