Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 3/16/18, Hudson Pacific Properties Inc (Symbol: HPP), Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corp (Symbol: AGM), and First Citizens BancShares Inc (Symbol: FCNCA) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Hudson Pacific Properties Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.25 on 3/29/18, Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.58 on 3/30/18, and First Citizens BancShares Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.35 on 4/2/18. As a percentage of HPP's recent stock price of $32.55, this dividend works out to approximately 0.77%, so look for shares of Hudson Pacific Properties Inc to trade 0.77% lower - all else being equal - when HPP shares open for trading on 3/16/18. Similarly, investors should look for AGM to open 0.67% lower in price and for FCNCA to open 0.08% lower, all else being equal.
Below are dividend history charts for HPP, AGM, and FCNCA, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.
Hudson Pacific Properties Inc (Symbol: HPP)
Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corp (Symbol: AGM)
First Citizens BancShares Inc (Symbol: FCNCA)
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 3.07% for Hudson Pacific Properties Inc, 2.68% for Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corp, and 0.31% for First Citizens BancShares Inc .
In Wednesday trading, Hudson Pacific Properties Inc shares are currently up about 0.2%, Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corp shares are up about 0.6%, and First Citizens BancShares Inc shares are up about 0.6% on the day.
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