Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 5/17/18, BWX Technologies inc (Symbol: BWXT), Allegiant Travel Company (Symbol: ALGT), and Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc. (Symbol: JEC) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. BWX Technologies inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.16 on 6/6/18, Allegiant Travel Company will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.70 on 6/1/18, and Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.15 on 6/15/18. As a percentage of BWXT's recent stock price of $67.33, this dividend works out to approximately 0.24%, so look for shares of BWX Technologies inc to trade 0.24% lower - all else being equal - when BWXT shares open for trading on 5/17/18. Similarly, investors should look for ALGT to open 0.45% lower in price and for JEC to open 0.24% lower, all else being equal.
Below are dividend history charts for BWXT, ALGT, and JEC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.
BWX Technologies inc (Symbol: BWXT)
Allegiant Travel Company (Symbol: ALGT)
Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc. (Symbol: JEC)
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 0.95% for BWX Technologies inc, 1.78% for Allegiant Travel Company, and 0.96% for Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc..
In Tuesday trading, BWX Technologies inc shares are currently down about 0.3%, Allegiant Travel Company shares are down about 1.8%, and Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc. shares are off about 0.6% on the day.
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