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Ex-Dividend Reminder: Winnebago Industries, General Mills and Campbell Soup


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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 1/9/18, Winnebago Industries, Inc. (Symbol: WGO), General Mills, Inc. (Symbol: GIS), and Campbell Soup Co. (Symbol: CPB) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Winnebago Industries, Inc. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.10 on 1/24/18, General Mills, Inc. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.49 on 2/1/18, and Campbell Soup Co. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.35 on 1/29/18. As a percentage of WGO's recent stock price of $56.30, this dividend works out to approximately 0.18%, so look for shares of Winnebago Industries, Inc. to trade 0.18% lower - all else being equal - when WGO shares open for trading on 1/9/18. Similarly, investors should look for GIS to open 0.83% lower in price and for CPB to open 0.74% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for WGO, GIS, and CPB, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Winnebago Industries, Inc. (Symbol: WGO) :

WGO+Dividend+History+Chart

General Mills, Inc. (Symbol: GIS) :

GIS+Dividend+History+Chart

Campbell Soup Co. (Symbol: CPB) :

CPB+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 0.71% for Winnebago Industries, Inc., 3.30% for General Mills, Inc., and 2.98% for Campbell Soup Co..

In Friday trading, Winnebago Industries, Inc. shares are currently up about 1.3%, General Mills, Inc. shares are off about 0.1%, and Campbell Soup Co. shares are down 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: WGO , GIS , CPB


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