Ex-Dividend Reminder: Coca-Cola Consolidated, Williams Sonoma and Manchester United

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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 4/25/19, Coca-Cola Consolidated Inc (Symbol: COKE), Williams Sonoma Inc (Symbol: WSM), and Manchester United plc (Symbol: MANU) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Coca-Cola Consolidated Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.25 on 5/10/19, Williams Sonoma Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.48 on 5/31/19, and Manchester United plc will pay its semi-annual dividend of $0.09 on 6/5/19. As a percentage of COKE's recent stock price of $305.99, this dividend works out to approximately 0.08%, so look for shares of Coca-Cola Consolidated Inc to trade 0.08% lower - all else being equal - when COKE shares open for trading on 4/25/19. Similarly, investors should look for WSM to open 0.85% lower in price and for MANU to open 0.45% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for COKE, WSM, and MANU, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Coca-Cola Consolidated Inc (Symbol: COKE) :


Williams Sonoma Inc (Symbol: WSM) :


Manchester United plc (Symbol: MANU) :


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 0.33% for Coca-Cola Consolidated Inc, 3.38% for Williams Sonoma Inc, and 0.90% for Manchester United plc.

In Tuesday trading, Coca-Cola Consolidated Inc shares are currently up about 0.7%, Williams Sonoma Inc shares are up about 0.8%, and Manchester United plc shares are up about 1.4% 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: COKE , WSM , MANU

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