Ex-Dividend Reminder: Golar LNG Partners, Ternium and Noble Energy

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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 5/4/18, Golar LNG Partners LP (Symbol: GMLP), Ternium S A (Symbol: TX), and Noble Energy Inc (Symbol: NBL) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Golar LNG Partners LP will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.5775 on 5/14/18, Ternium S A will pay its annual dividend of $1.10 on 5/15/18, and Noble Energy Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.11 on 5/21/18. As a percentage of GMLP's recent stock price of $20.20, this dividend works out to approximately 2.86%, so look for shares of Golar LNG Partners LP to trade 2.86% lower - all else being equal - when GMLP shares open for trading on 5/4/18. Similarly, investors should look for TX to open 2.71% lower in price and for NBL to open 0.33% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for GMLP, TX, and NBL, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Golar LNG Partners LP (Symbol: GMLP) :


Ternium S A (Symbol: TX) :


Noble Energy Inc (Symbol: NBL) :


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 11.44% for Golar LNG Partners LP, 2.71% for Ternium S A, and 1.33% for Noble Energy Inc.

In Wednesday trading, Golar LNG Partners LP shares are currently up about 0.1%, Ternium S A shares are trading flat, and Noble Energy Inc shares are trading flat 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: GMLP , TX , NBL

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