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TIE Crosses Above 2% Yield Territory

By Dividend Channel Staff, Friday, September 2, 3:10 PM ET
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In trading on Friday, shares of Titanium Metals Corp. (TIE) were yielding above the 2% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $0.30), with the stock changing hands as low as $14.94 on the day. Dividends are particularly important for investors to consider, because historically speaking dividends have provided a considerable share of the stock market's total return. To illustrate, suppose for example you purchased shares of the S&P 500 ETF (SPY) back on 12/31/1998 you would have paid $123.31 per share. Fast forward to 12/31/2010 and each share was worth $125.75 on that date, a mere $2.44 or 2% increase over all those years. But now consider that you collected a whopping $20.53 per share in dividends over the same period, increasing your return to 18.6%. Even with dividends reinvested, that only amounts to an average annual total return of about 1.4%; so by comparison collecting a yield above 2% would appear considerably attractive if that yield is sustainable. Titanium Metals Corp. (TIE) is an S&P 500 company, giving it special status as one of the large-cap companies making up the S&P 500 Index.

In general, dividend amounts are not always predictable and tend to follow the ups and downs of profitability at each company. In the case of Titanium Metals Corp., looking at the history chart for TIE below can help in judging whether the most recent dividend is likely to continue, and in turn whether it is a reasonable expectation to expect a 2% annual yield.

TIE Dividend History
Date Div*
06/08/11 0.075
12/08/08 0.075
09/08/08 0.075
06/06/08 0.075
03/07/08 0.075
12/13/07 0.075
08/30/99 0.010
05/27/99 0.010
03/03/99 0.010
11/27/98 0.010
08/28/98 0.010
* Data may be adjusted for splits; we are not responsible for data errors; always verify data with the company.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, TIE makes up 5.69% of the Rare Earth/Strategic Metals ETF (AMEX:REMX) which is trading lower by about 1.8% on the day Friday.

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TIE operates in the Non-Precious Metals & Non-Metallic Mining sector, among companies like Taseko Mines Ltd. (TGB), and Mechel OAO (NYSE:MTL) trading lower by about 8.5%. Below is a three month price history chart comparing the stock performance of TIE, versus MTL.

TIE,MTL Relative Performance Chart


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