Ex-Dividend Reminder: Diebold Nixdorf, Cognex and Cogent Communications Holdings

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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 11/16/17, Diebold Nixdorf Inc (Symbol: DBD), Cognex Corp (Symbol: CGNX), and Cogent Communications Holdings, Inc. (Symbol: CCOI) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Diebold Nixdorf Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.10 on 12/8/17, Cognex Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.09 on 12/1/17, and Cogent Communications Holdings, Inc. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.48 on 12/4/17. As a percentage of DBD's recent stock price of $17.80, this dividend works out to approximately 0.56%, so look for shares of Diebold Nixdorf Inc to trade 0.56% lower - all else being equal - when DBD shares open for trading on 11/16/17. Similarly, investors should look for CGNX to open 0.06% lower in price and for CCOI to open 1.07% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for DBD, CGNX, and CCOI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Diebold Nixdorf Inc (Symbol: DBD) :


Cognex Corp (Symbol: CGNX) :


Cogent Communications Holdings, Inc. (Symbol: CCOI) :


In general, dividends are not always predictable, following the ups and downs of company profits over time. Therefore, a good first due diligence step in forming an expectation of annual yield going forward, is looking at the history above, for a sense of stability over time. This can help in judging whether the most recent dividends from these companies are likely to continue. If they do continue, the current estimated yields on annualized basis would be 2.25% for Diebold Nixdorf Inc, 0.26% for Cognex Corp, and 4.28% for Cogent Communications Holdings, Inc..

In Tuesday trading, Diebold Nixdorf Inc shares are currently off about 0.3%, Cognex Corp shares are up about 0.9%, and Cogent Communications Holdings, Inc. shares are off about 0.2% on the day.

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The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: DBD , CGNX , CCOI

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