Freightcar America, Inc. (RAIL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 20, 2014

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Freightcar America, Inc. ( RAIL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 20, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.06 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 29, 2014. Shareholders who purchased RAIL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 25th quarter that RAIL has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $27.45, the dividend yield is .87%.

The previous trading day's last sale of RAIL was $27.45, representing a -1.26% decrease from the 52 week high of $27.80 and a 57.4% increase over the 52 week low of $17.44.

RAIL is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Union Pacific Corporation ( UNP ) and Canadian National Railway Company ( CNI ). RAIL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$1.56. Zacks Investment Research reports RAIL's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 175.28%, compared to an industry average of 18.7%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the RAIL Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.



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