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Ex-Dividend Reminder: Fidelity National Financial, National Storage Affiliates Trust and Washington REIT


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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 3/14/19, Fidelity National Financial Inc (Symbol: FNF), National Storage Affiliates Trust (Symbol: NSA), and Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (Symbol: WRE) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Fidelity National Financial Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.31 on 3/29/19, National Storage Affiliates Trust will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.30 on 3/29/19, and Washington Real Estate Investment Trust will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.30 on 3/29/19. As a percentage of FNF's recent stock price of $35.39, this dividend works out to approximately 0.88%, so look for shares of Fidelity National Financial Inc to trade 0.88% lower - all else being equal - when FNF shares open for trading on 3/14/19. Similarly, investors should look for NSA to open 1.05% lower in price and for WRE to open 1.08% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for FNF, NSA, and WRE, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Fidelity National Financial Inc (Symbol: FNF) :

FNF+Dividend+History+Chart

National Storage Affiliates Trust (Symbol: NSA) :

NSA+Dividend+History+Chart

Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (Symbol: WRE) :

WRE+Dividend+History+Chart

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 3.50% for Fidelity National Financial Inc, 4.20% for National Storage Affiliates Trust, and 4.31% for Washington Real Estate Investment Trust.

In Tuesday trading, Fidelity National Financial Inc shares are currently up about 0.3%, National Storage Affiliates Trust shares are up about 0.7%, and Washington Real Estate Investment Trust shares are up about 0.4% 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: FNF , NSA , WRE




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