Ex-Dividend Reminder: Hasbro, Casey's General Stores and NRG Energy

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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 10/31/18, Hasbro, Inc. (Symbol: HAS), Casey's General Stores, Inc. (Symbol: CASY), and NRG Energy Inc (Symbol: NRG) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Hasbro, Inc. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.63 on 11/15/18, Casey's General Stores, Inc. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.29 on 11/15/18, and NRG Energy Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.03 on 11/15/18. As a percentage of HAS's recent stock price of $93.65, this dividend works out to approximately 0.67%, so look for shares of Hasbro, Inc. to trade 0.67% lower - all else being equal - when HAS shares open for trading on 10/31/18. Similarly, investors should look for CASY to open 0.24% lower in price and for NRG to open 0.08% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for HAS, CASY, and NRG, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Hasbro, Inc. (Symbol: HAS) :


Casey's General Stores, Inc. (Symbol: CASY) :


NRG Energy Inc (Symbol: NRG) :


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 2.69% for Hasbro, Inc., 0.94% for Casey's General Stores, Inc., and 0.33% for NRG Energy Inc.

In Monday trading, Hasbro, Inc. shares are currently up about 1%, Casey's General Stores, Inc. shares are up about 0.8%, and NRG Energy Inc shares are up about 1.3% 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: HAS , CASY , NRG

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