Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at
, on 2/18/14, Archer Daniels Midland Co. (Symbol: ADM), Energizer
Holdings, Inc. (Symbol: ENR), and Zions Bancorporation (Symbol:
ZION) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming
dividends. Archer Daniels Midland Co. will pay its quarterly
dividend of $0.24 on 3/13/14, Energizer Holdings, Inc. will pay its
quarterly dividend of $0.50 on 3/12/14, and Zions Bancorporation
will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.04 on 2/27/14. As a
percentage of ADM's recent stock price of $40.67, this dividend
works out to approximately 0.59%, so look for shares of Archer
Daniels Midland Co. to trade 0.59% lower - all else being equal -
when ADM shares open for trading on 2/18/14. Similarly, investors
should look for ENR to open 0.52% lower in price and for ZION to
open 0.13% lower, all else being equal.
Below are dividend history charts for ADM, ENR, and ZION, showing
historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.
Archer Daniels Midland Co. (Symbol: ADM)
Energizer Holdings, Inc. (Symbol: ENR)
Zions Bancorporation (Symbol: ZION)
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
2.36% for Archer Daniels Midland Co., 2.08% for Energizer Holdings,
Inc., and 0.52% for Zions Bancorporation.
In Friday trading, Archer Daniels Midland Co. shares are currently
trading flat, Energizer Holdings, Inc. shares are down about 0.3%,
and Zions Bancorporation shares are up about 1.9% on the day.
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