Ex-Dividend Reminder: Artisan Partners Asset Management, Heartland Financial and Zions Bancorporation

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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 5/16/18, Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc (Symbol: APAM), Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (Symbol: HTLF), and Zions Bancorporation (Symbol: ZION) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.60 on 5/31/18, Heartland Financial USA, Inc. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.13 on 6/1/18, and Zions Bancorporation will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.24 on 5/24/18. As a percentage of APAM's recent stock price of $33.20, this dividend works out to approximately 1.81%, so look for shares of Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc to trade 1.81% lower - all else being equal - when APAM shares open for trading on 5/16/18. Similarly, investors should look for HTLF to open 0.24% lower in price and for ZION to open 0.42% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for APAM, HTLF, and ZION, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc (Symbol: APAM) :


Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (Symbol: HTLF) :


Zions Bancorporation (Symbol: ZION) :


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 7.23% for Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc, 0.95% for Heartland Financial USA, Inc. , and 1.66% for Zions Bancorporation.

In Monday trading, Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc shares are currently up about 0.5%, Heartland Financial USA, Inc. shares are off about 0.1%, and Zions Bancorporation shares are down 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: APAM , HTLF , ZION

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