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Ex-Dividend Reminder: Hilton Worldwide Holdings, American Water Works and U.S. Physical Therapy


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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 5/10/18, Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc (Symbol: HLT), American Water Works Co, Inc. (Symbol: AWK), and U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. (Symbol: USPH) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.15 on 6/29/18, American Water Works Co, Inc. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.455 on 6/1/18, and U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.23 on 6/8/18. As a percentage of HLT's recent stock price of $81.48, this dividend works out to approximately 0.18%, so look for shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc to trade 0.18% lower - all else being equal - when HLT shares open for trading on 5/10/18. Similarly, investors should look for AWK to open 0.54% lower in price and for USPH to open 0.25% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for HLT, AWK, and USPH, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc (Symbol: HLT) :

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American Water Works Co, Inc. (Symbol: AWK) :

AWK+Dividend+History+Chart

U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. (Symbol: USPH) :

USPH+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 recent dividends from these companies are likely to continue. If they do continue, the current estimated yields on annualized basis would be 0.74% for Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc, 2.17% for American Water Works Co, Inc., and 1.01% for U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc..

In Tuesday trading, Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc shares are currently up about 0.2%, American Water Works Co, Inc. shares are off about 1%, and U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. shares are off 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: HLT , AWK , USPH



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