Ex-Dividend Reminder: Invitation Homes, Webster Financial and W.W. Grainger

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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 2/12/18, Invitation Homes Inc (Symbol: INVH), Webster Financial Corp (Symbol: WBS), and W.W. Grainger Inc. (Symbol: GWW) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Invitation Homes Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.11 on 2/28/18, Webster Financial Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.26 on 2/27/18, and W.W. Grainger Inc. will pay its quarterly dividend of $1.28 on 3/1/18. As a percentage of INVH's recent stock price of $21.17, this dividend works out to approximately 0.52%, so look for shares of Invitation Homes Inc to trade 0.52% lower - all else being equal - when INVH shares open for trading on 2/12/18. Similarly, investors should look for WBS to open 0.47% lower in price and for GWW to open 0.49% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for INVH, WBS, and GWW, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Invitation Homes Inc (Symbol: INVH) :


Webster Financial Corp (Symbol: WBS) :


W.W. Grainger Inc. (Symbol: GWW) :


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 2.08% for Invitation Homes Inc, 1.89% for Webster Financial Corp , and 1.98% for W.W. Grainger Inc..

In Thursday trading, Invitation Homes Inc shares are currently down about 0.1%, Webster Financial Corp shares are up about 0.3%, and W.W. Grainger Inc. shares are down about 0.4% on the day.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: INVH , WBS , GWW

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