Ex-Dividend Reminder: Mosaic, James Hardie Industries and Praxair

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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 6/6/18, Mosaic Co (Symbol: MOS), James Hardie Industries plc (Symbol: JHX), and Praxair Inc (Symbol: PX) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Mosaic Co will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.025 on 6/21/18, James Hardie Industries plc will pay its semi-annual dividend of $0.30 on 8/3/18, and Praxair Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.825 on 6/15/18. As a percentage of MOS's recent stock price of $27.73, this dividend works out to approximately 0.09%, so look for shares of Mosaic Co to trade 0.09% lower - all else being equal - when MOS shares open for trading on 6/6/18. Similarly, investors should look for JHX to open 1.72% lower in price and for PX to open 0.52% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for MOS, JHX, and PX, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Mosaic Co (Symbol: MOS) :


James Hardie Industries plc (Symbol: JHX) :


Praxair Inc (Symbol: PX) :


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 0.36% for Mosaic Co , 3.44% for James Hardie Industries plc, and 2.08% for Praxair Inc.

In Monday trading, Mosaic Co shares are currently up about 0.2%, James Hardie Industries plc shares are up about 1.8%, and Praxair Inc shares are up about 0.6% 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: MOS , JHX ,

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