Ex-Dividend Reminder: DSW, KAR Auction Services and Getty Realty

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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 6/20/18, DSW Inc (Symbol: DSW), KAR Auction Services Inc. (Symbol: KAR), and Getty Realty Corp. (Symbol: GTY) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. DSW Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.25 on 7/5/18, KAR Auction Services Inc. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.35 on 7/5/18, and Getty Realty Corp. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.32 on 7/5/18. As a percentage of DSW's recent stock price of $25.65, this dividend works out to approximately 0.97%, so look for shares of DSW Inc to trade 0.97% lower - all else being equal - when DSW shares open for trading on 6/20/18. Similarly, investors should look for KAR to open 0.64% lower in price and for GTY to open 1.21% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for DSW, KAR, and GTY, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

DSW Inc (Symbol: DSW) :


KAR Auction Services Inc. (Symbol: KAR) :


Getty Realty Corp. (Symbol: GTY) :


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 3.90% for DSW Inc, 2.56% for KAR Auction Services Inc., and 4.83% for Getty Realty Corp..

In Monday trading, DSW Inc shares are currently up about 0.2%, KAR Auction Services Inc. shares are off about 0.4%, and Getty Realty Corp. shares are off about 0.2% 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: KAR , GTY

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