Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at
, on 3/12/14, Tredegar Corp. (Symbol: TG), Magna International Inc.
(Symbol: MGA), and US Silica Holdings, Inc. (Symbol: SLCA) will all
trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Tredegar
Corp. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.07 on 4/1/14, Magna
International Inc. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.38 on
3/28/14, and US Silica Holdings, Inc. will pay its quarterly
dividend of $0.125 on 4/1/14. As a percentage of TG's recent stock
price of $24.68, this dividend works out to approximately 0.28%, so
look for shares of Tredegar Corp. to trade 0.28% lower - all else
being equal - when TG shares open for trading on 3/12/14.
Similarly, investors should look for MGA to open 0.39% lower in
price and for SLCA to open 0.35% lower, all else being equal.
Below are dividend history charts for TG, MGA, and SLCA, showing
historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.
Tredegar Corp. (Symbol: TG)
Magna International Inc. (Symbol: MGA)
US Silica Holdings, Inc. (Symbol: SLCA)
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
1.13% for Tredegar Corp., 1.57% for Magna International Inc., and
1.41% for US Silica Holdings, Inc..
In Monday trading, Tredegar Corp. shares are currently down about
0.6%, Magna International Inc. shares are up about 0.4%, and US
Silica Holdings, Inc. shares are up about 0.5% on the day.
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