Ex-Dividend Reminder: Consolidated Edison, Home BancShares and Zions Bancorporation

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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 11/13/18, Consolidated Edison Inc (Symbol: ED), Home BancShares Inc (Symbol: HOMB), and Zions Bancorporation, N.A. (Symbol: ZION) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Consolidated Edison Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.715 on 12/17/18, Home BancShares Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.12 on 12/5/18, and Zions Bancorporation, N.A. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.30 on 11/21/18. As a percentage of ED's recent stock price of $78.25, this dividend works out to approximately 0.91%, so look for shares of Consolidated Edison Inc to trade 0.91% lower - all else being equal - when ED shares open for trading on 11/13/18. Similarly, investors should look for HOMB to open 0.60% lower in price and for ZION to open 0.59% lower, all else being equal.

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

Consolidated Edison Inc (Symbol: ED) :


Home BancShares Inc (Symbol: HOMB) :


Zions Bancorporation, N.A. (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 3.65% for Consolidated Edison Inc, 2.41% for Home BancShares Inc, and 2.36% for Zions Bancorporation, N.A..

In Friday trading, Consolidated Edison Inc shares are currently up about 0.1%, Home BancShares Inc shares are up about 0.5%, and Zions Bancorporation, N.A. shares are up about 0.9% 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: ED , HOMB , ZION

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