Ex-Dividend Reminder: FS KKR Capital, Seagate Technology and Lam Research

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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 3/19/19, FS KKR Capital Corp (Symbol: FSK), Seagate Technology plc (Symbol: STX), and Lam Research Corp (Symbol: LRCX) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. FS KKR Capital Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.19 on 4/2/19, Seagate Technology plc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.63 on 4/3/19, and Lam Research Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $1.10 on 4/10/19. As a percentage of FSK's recent stock price of $6.41, this dividend works out to approximately 2.96%, so look for shares of FS KKR Capital Corp to trade 2.96% lower - all else being equal - when FSK shares open for trading on 3/19/19. Similarly, investors should look for STX to open 1.31% lower in price and for LRCX to open 0.60% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for FSK, STX, and LRCX, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

FS KKR Capital Corp (Symbol: FSK) :


Seagate Technology plc (Symbol: STX) :


Lam Research Corp (Symbol: LRCX) :


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 11.86% for FS KKR Capital Corp, 5.25% for Seagate Technology plc, and 2.41% for Lam Research Corp.

In Friday trading, FS KKR Capital Corp shares are currently up about 0.2%, Seagate Technology plc shares are up about 1.7%, and Lam Research Corp shares are up about 3.6% 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: FSK , STX , LRCX

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