On 5/26/11, Ameristar Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASCA) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.105, payable on 6/15/11. As a percentage of ASCA's recent stock price of $22.90, this dividend works out to approximately 0.46%.
Below is a dividend history chart for ASCA, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.105 declared by Ameristar Casinos, Inc.:
ASCA Dividend History
* Data may be adjusted for splits; we are not responsible for data errors; always verify data with the company.
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from ASCA is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.83% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.
ASCA operates in the Hotels, Lodging, Restaurants & Travel sector, among companies like Cheesecake Factory Inc. (NASDAQ:CAKE) which is down about 1% today, and Avis Budget Group Inc (NASDAQ:CAR) trading up by about 1.1%. Below is a three month price history chart comparing the stock performance of ASCA, versus CAKE and CAR.
In Tuesday trading, Ameristar Casinos, Inc. shares are currently off about 0.1% on the day.
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