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Ex-Dividend Reminder: Keurig Dr Pepper, Tootsie Roll Industries and Gentex


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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 10/4/18, Keurig Dr Pepper Inc (Symbol: KDP), Tootsie Roll Industries Inc (Symbol: TR), and Gentex Corp. (Symbol: GNTX) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Keurig Dr Pepper Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.15 on 10/19/18, Tootsie Roll Industries Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.09 on 10/18/18, and Gentex Corp. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.11 on 10/17/18. As a percentage of KDP's recent stock price of $22.88, this dividend works out to approximately 0.66%, so look for shares of Keurig Dr Pepper Inc to trade 0.66% lower - all else being equal - when KDP shares open for trading on 10/4/18. Similarly, investors should look for TR to open 0.31% lower in price and for GNTX to open 0.52% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for KDP, TR, and GNTX, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Keurig Dr Pepper Inc (Symbol: KDP) :

KDP+Dividend+History+Chart

Tootsie Roll Industries Inc (Symbol: TR) :

TR+Dividend+History+Chart

Gentex Corp. (Symbol: GNTX) :

GNTX+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 2.62% for Keurig Dr Pepper Inc, 1.24% for Tootsie Roll Industries Inc, and 2.08% for Gentex Corp..

In Tuesday trading, Keurig Dr Pepper Inc shares are currently down about 0.9%, Tootsie Roll Industries Inc shares are up about 0.2%, and Gentex Corp. shares are off about 0.1% 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: KDP , TR , GNTX



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