Ex-Dividend Reminder: American Tower Corp, STMicroelectronics and CDK Global

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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 6/18/18, American Tower Corp (Symbol: AMT), STMicroelectronics NV (Symbol: STM), and CDK Global Inc (Symbol: CDK) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. American Tower Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.77 on 7/13/18, STMicroelectronics NV will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.06 on 6/26/18, and CDK Global Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.15 on 6/29/18. As a percentage of AMT's recent stock price of $136.80, this dividend works out to approximately 0.56%, so look for shares of American Tower Corp to trade 0.56% lower - all else being equal - when AMT shares open for trading on 6/18/18. Similarly, investors should look for STM to open 0.23% lower in price and for CDK to open 0.23% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for AMT, STM, and CDK, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

American Tower Corp (Symbol: AMT) :


STMicroelectronics NV (Symbol: STM) :


CDK Global Inc (Symbol: CDK) :


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 2.25% for American Tower Corp , 0.92% for STMicroelectronics NV, and 0.92% for CDK Global Inc.

In Thursday trading, American Tower Corp shares are currently up about 0.2%, STMicroelectronics NV shares are up about 1%, and CDK Global 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: AMT , STM , CDK

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