National Interstate Corporation ( NATL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 19, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 04, 2014. Shareholders who purchased NATL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that NATL has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $27.82, the dividend yield is 1.73%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NATL was $27.82, representing a -14.82% decrease from the 52 week high of $32.66 and a 31.35% increase over the 52 week low of $21.18.
NATL is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as American International Group, Inc. ( AIG ) and Ace Limited ( ACE ). NATL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.67. Zacks Investment Research reports NATL's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 32.34%, compared to an industry average of .4%.
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