Ex-Dividend Reminder: MKS Instruments, CDW Corp and HNI Corp

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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 2/22/19, MKS Instruments Inc (Symbol: MKSI), CDW Corp (Symbol: CDW), and HNI Corp (Symbol: HNI) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. MKS Instruments Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.20 on 3/8/19, CDW Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.295 on 3/12/19, and HNI Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.295 on 3/4/19. As a percentage of MKSI's recent stock price of $85.58, this dividend works out to approximately 0.23%, so look for shares of MKS Instruments Inc to trade 0.23% lower - all else being equal - when MKSI shares open for trading on 2/22/19. Similarly, investors should look for CDW to open 0.31% lower in price and for HNI to open 0.72% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for MKSI, CDW, and HNI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

MKS Instruments Inc (Symbol: MKSI) :


CDW Corp (Symbol: CDW) :


HNI Corp (Symbol: HNI) :


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 recen t dividends from these companies are likely to continue. If they do continue, the current estimated yields on annualized basis would be 0.93% for MKS Instruments Inc, 1.25% for CDW Corp, and 2.87% for HNI Corp.

In Wednesday trading, MKS Instruments Inc shares are currently up about 0.8%, CDW Corp shares are off about 0.3%, and HNI Corp shares are down about 0.9% 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: MKSI , CDW , HNI

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