Ex-Dividend Reminder: Getty Realty, Korn/Ferry International and Toro

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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 12/19/18, Getty Realty Corp. (Symbol: GTY), Korn/Ferry International (Symbol: KFY), and Toro Company (Symbol: TTC) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Getty Realty Corp. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.35 on 1/4/19, Korn/Ferry International will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.10 on 1/15/19, and Toro Company will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.225 on 1/9/19. As a percentage of GTY's recent stock price of $31.93, this dividend works out to approximately 1.10%, so look for shares of Getty Realty Corp. to trade 1.10% lower - all else being equal - when GTY shares open for trading on 12/19/18. Similarly, investors should look for KFY to open 0.24% lower in price and for TTC to open 0.39% lower, all else being equal.

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

Getty Realty Corp. (Symbol: GTY) :


Korn/Ferry International (Symbol: KFY) :


Toro Company (Symbol: TTC) :


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 4.38% for Getty Realty Corp., 0.95% for Korn/Ferry International , and 1.55% for Toro Company .

In Monday trading, Getty Realty Corp. shares are currently down about 0.1%, Korn/Ferry International shares are down about 1.6%, and Toro Company shares are up about 0.7% 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: GTY , KFY , TTC

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