Ex-Dividend Reminder: Alaska Air Group, BWX Technologies and Timken

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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 11/19/18, Alaska Air Group, Inc. (Symbol: ALK), BWX Technologies inc (Symbol: BWXT), and Timken Co. (Symbol: TKR) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Alaska Air Group, Inc. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.32 on 12/6/18, BWX Technologies inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.16 on 12/13/18, and Timken Co. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.28 on 12/4/18. As a percentage of ALK's recent stock price of $66.90, this dividend works out to approximately 0.48%, so look for shares of Alaska Air Group, Inc. to trade 0.48% lower - all else being equal - when ALK shares open for trading on 11/19/18. Similarly, investors should look for BWXT to open 0.36% lower in price and for TKR to open 0.71% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for ALK, BWXT, and TKR, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Alaska Air Group, Inc. (Symbol: ALK) :


BWX Technologies inc (Symbol: BWXT) :


Timken Co. (Symbol: TKR) :


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 1.91% for Alaska Air Group, Inc., 1.46% for BWX Technologies inc, and 2.85% for Timken Co. .

In Thursday trading, Alaska Air Group, Inc. shares are currently down about 0.5%, BWX Technologies inc shares are up about 0.1%, and Timken Co. shares are off about 1.1% 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 , Options
Referenced Symbols: ALK , BWXT , TKR

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