Ex-Dividend Reminder: IAC/InterActive, Linear Technology and United Technologies

By DividendChannel.com,

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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 2/12/14, IAC/InterActiveCorp (Symbol: IACI), Linear Technology Corp. (Symbol: LLTC), and United Technologies Corp. (Symbol: UTX) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. IAC/InterActiveCorp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.24 on 3/1/14, Linear Technology Corp. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.27 on 2/26/14, and United Technologies Corp. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.59 on 3/10/14. As a percentage of IACI's recent stock price of $66.74, this dividend works out to approximately 0.36%, so look for shares of IAC/InterActiveCorp to trade 0.36% lower - all else being equal - when IACI shares open for trading on 2/12/14. Similarly, investors should look for LLTC to open 0.61% lower in price and for UTX to open 0.53% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for IACI, LLTC, and UTX, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

IAC/InterActiveCorp (Symbol: IACI) :


Linear Technology Corp. (Symbol: LLTC) :


United Technologies Corp. (Symbol: UTX) :


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 1.44% for IAC/InterActiveCorp, 2.45% for Linear Technology Corp., and 2.13% for United Technologies Corp..

In Monday trading, IAC/InterActiveCorp shares are currently down about 0.3%, Linear Technology Corp. shares are up about 0.1%, and United Technologies Corp. shares are up 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 Investing Ideas
Referenced Stocks: IACI , LLTC , UTX

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