CSS Ex-Dividend Reminder - 4/26/13

On 4/26/13, Contrans Group Inc. will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.125, payable on 5/15/13. As a percentage of CSS's recent stock price of $11.95, this dividend works out to approximately 1.05%, so look for shares of Contrans Group Inc. to trade 1.05% lower — all else being equal — when CSS shares open for trading on 4/26/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for CSS, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.125 declared by Contrans Group Inc.:

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from CSS is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.18% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of CSS shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Contrans Group Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, CSS's low point in its 52 week range is $8.22 per share, with $13.15 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $11.95.

In Wednesday trading, Contrans Group Inc. shares are currently trading flat on the day.