Ex-Dividend Reminder: American Airlines Group, Golar LNG Partners LP and Waste Connections

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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 8/6/18, American Airlines Group Inc (Symbol: AAL), Golar LNG Partners LP (Symbol: GMLP), and Waste Connections Inc (Symbol: WCN) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. American Airlines Group Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.10 on 8/21/18, Golar LNG Partners LP will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.5775 on 8/14/18, and Waste Connections Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.14 on 8/21/18. As a percentage of AAL's recent stock price of $37.60, this dividend works out to approximately 0.27%, so look for shares of American Airlines Group Inc to trade 0.27% lower - all else being equal - when AAL shares open for trading on 8/6/18. Similarly, investors should look for GMLP to open 3.48% lower in price and for WCN to open 0.18% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for AAL, GMLP, and WCN, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

American Airlines Group Inc (Symbol: AAL) :


Golar LNG Partners LP (Symbol: GMLP) :


Waste Connections Inc (Symbol: WCN) :


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 1.06% for American Airlines Group Inc, 13.91% for Golar LNG Partners LP, and 0.72% for Waste Connections Inc .

In Thursday trading, American Airlines Group Inc shares are currently down about 1.4%, Golar LNG Partners LP shares are up about 0.1%, and Waste Connections Inc shares are up about 0.2% 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: AAL , GMLP , WCN

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