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Ex-Dividend Reminder: Assured Guaranty, Switch and Equinix


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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 5/21/19, Assured Guaranty Ltd (Symbol: AGO), Switch Inc (Symbol: SWCH), and Equinix Inc (Symbol: EQIX) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Assured Guaranty Ltd will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.18 on 6/5/19, Switch Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.0294 on 6/4/19, and Equinix Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $2.46 on 6/19/19. As a percentage of AGO's recent stock price of $42.88, this dividend works out to approximately 0.42%, so look for shares of Assured Guaranty Ltd to trade 0.42% lower - all else being equal - when AGO shares open for trading on 5/21/19. Similarly, investors should look for SWCH to open 0.24% lower in price and for EQIX to open 0.50% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for AGO, SWCH, and EQIX, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Assured Guaranty Ltd (Symbol: AGO) :

AGO+Dividend+History+Chart

Switch Inc (Symbol: SWCH) :

SWCH+Dividend+History+Chart

Equinix Inc (Symbol: EQIX) :

EQIX+Dividend+History+Chart

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 recen t dividends from these companies are likely to continue. If they do continue, the current estimated yields on annualized basis would be 1.68% for Assured Guaranty Ltd, 0.95% for Switch Inc, and 2.01% for Equinix Inc.

In Friday trading, Assured Guaranty Ltd shares are currently down about 0.3%, Switch Inc shares are off about 0.1%, and Equinix Inc shares are off about 0.6% 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 , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: AGO , SWCH , EQIX




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