Freightcar America, Inc. (RAIL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 20, 2012


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Freightcar America, Inc. ( RAIL ) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 20, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.06 per share scheduled for November 30, 2012. Shareholders who purchased RAIL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 18th quarter that RAIL has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $18.8, the dividend yield is 1.28%.

The previous trading day's last sale of RAIL was $18.8, representing a -37.71% decrease from the 52 week high of $30.18 and a 9.56% increase over the 52 week low of $17.16.

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 $2.38. Zacks Investment Research reports RAIL's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 723.67%, compared to an industry average of 15%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the RAIL Dividend History page.

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This article appears in: News Headlines Earnings
Referenced Stocks: CNI , RAIL , UNP

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