Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at
, on 2/13/14, Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (Symbol: CHD), Walgreen
Co. (Symbol: WAG), and Weis Markets, Inc. (Symbol: WMK) will all
trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Church
& Dwight Co., Inc. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.31 on
3/3/14, Walgreen Co. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.315 on
3/12/14, and Weis Markets, Inc. will pay its quarterly dividend of
$0.30 on 3/4/14. As a percentage of CHD's recent stock price of
$64.75, this dividend works out to approximately 0.48%, so look for
shares of Church & Dwight Co., Inc. to trade 0.48% lower - all
else being equal - when CHD shares open for trading on 2/13/14.
Similarly, investors should look for WAG to open 0.51% lower in
price and for WMK to open 0.65% lower, all else being equal.
Below are dividend history charts for CHD, WAG, and WMK, showing
historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.
Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (Symbol: CHD)
Walgreen Co. (Symbol: WAG)
Weis Markets, Inc. (Symbol: WMK)
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
1.92% for Church & Dwight Co., Inc., 2.03% for Walgreen Co.,
and 2.58% for Weis Markets, Inc..
In Tuesday trading, Church & Dwight Co., Inc. shares are
currently up about 0.1%, Walgreen Co. shares are up about 2.3%, and
Weis Markets, Inc. shares are up about 0.1% on the day.
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