On 11/23/11, National Interstate Corp (NASDAQ:NATL) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.09, payable on 12/12/11. As a percentage of NATL's recent stock price of $23.18, this dividend works out to approximately 0.39%.
Below is a dividend history chart for NATL, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.09 declared by National Interstate Corp:
NATL 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 NATL is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.55% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.
NATL operates in the Insurance Brokers sector, among companies like Progressive Corp. (NYSE:PGR) which is off about 2.3% today, and Allstate Corp. (NYSE:ALL) trading lower by about 1.9%. Below is a three month price history chart comparing the stock performance of NATL, versus PGR and ALL.
In Monday trading, National Interstate Corp shares are currently off about 1.4% on the day.
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