Ex-Dividend Reminder: Banner, Toronto Dominion Bank and Lincoln National

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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 4/9/18, Banner Corp. (Symbol: BANR), Toronto Dominion Bank (Symbol: TD), and Lincoln National Corp. (Symbol: LNC) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Banner Corp. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.35 on 4/19/18, Toronto Dominion Bank will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.67 on 4/30/18, and Lincoln National Corp. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.33 on 5/1/18. As a percentage of BANR's recent stock price of $56.18, this dividend works out to approximately 0.62%, so look for shares of Banner Corp. to trade 0.62% lower - all else being equal - when BANR shares open for trading on 4/9/18. Similarly, investors should look for TD to open 1.19% lower in price and for LNC to open 0.46% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for BANR, TD, and LNC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Banner Corp. (Symbol: BANR) :


Toronto Dominion Bank (Symbol: TD) :


Lincoln National Corp. (Symbol: LNC) :


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 2.49% for Banner Corp., 4.74% for Toronto Dominion Bank, and 1.83% for Lincoln National Corp..

In Thursday trading, Banner Corp. shares are currently up about 0.4%, Toronto Dominion Bank shares are up about 0.8%, and Lincoln National Corp. shares are up about 1.3% 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: BANR , TD , LNC

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