Ex-Dividend Reminder: Mosaic, Newmont Mining and Franco-Nevada

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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 12/5/18, Mosaic Co (Symbol: MOS), Newmont Mining Corp (Symbol: NEM), and Franco-Nevada Corp (Symbol: FNV) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Mosaic Co will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.025 on 12/20/18, Newmont Mining Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.14 on 12/27/18, and Franco-Nevada Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.24 on 12/20/18. As a percentage of MOS's recent stock price of $36.84, this dividend works out to approximately 0.07%, so look for shares of Mosaic Co to trade 0.07% lower - all else being equal - when MOS shares open for trading on 12/5/18. Similarly, investors should look for NEM to open 0.43% lower in price and for FNV to open 0.34% lower, all else being equal.

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

Mosaic Co (Symbol: MOS) :


Newmont Mining Corp (Symbol: NEM) :


Franco-Nevada Corp (Symbol: FNV) :


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 0.27% for Mosaic Co , 1.70% for Newmont Mining Corp , and 1.37% for Franco-Nevada Corp.

In Monday trading, Mosaic Co shares are currently up about 2.3%, Newmont Mining Corp shares are up about 1.7%, and Franco-Nevada Corp shares are up about 1.8% 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 , NEM , FNV

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