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Ex-Dividend Reminder: Monmouth Real Estate Investment, Home BancShares and Selective Insurance Group


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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 11/14/17, Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corp (Symbol: MNR), Home BancShares Inc (Symbol: HOMB), and Selective Insurance Group Inc (Symbol: SIGI) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.17 on 12/15/17, Home BancShares Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.11 on 12/6/17, and Selective Insurance Group Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.18 on 12/1/17. As a percentage of MNR's recent stock price of $17.27, this dividend works out to approximately 0.98%, so look for shares of Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corp to trade 0.98% lower - all else being equal - when MNR shares open for trading on 11/14/17. Similarly, investors should look for HOMB to open 0.52% lower in price and for SIGI to open 0.31% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for MNR, HOMB, and SIGI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corp (Symbol: MNR) :

MNR+Dividend+History+Chart

Home BancShares Inc (Symbol: HOMB) :

HOMB+Dividend+History+Chart

Selective Insurance Group Inc (Symbol: SIGI) :

SIGI+Dividend+History+Chart

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 3.94% for Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corp, 2.06% for Home BancShares Inc, and 1.24% for Selective Insurance Group Inc.

In Friday trading, Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corp shares are currently up about 0.2%, Home BancShares Inc shares are down about 0.3%, and Selective Insurance Group Inc shares are down about 0.1% 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: MNR , HOMB , SIGI


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