Ex-Dividend Reminder: Northern Trust, American Homes 4 Rent and Lamar Advertising

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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 9/13/18, Northern Trust Corp (Symbol: NTRS), American Homes 4 Rent (Symbol: AMH), and Lamar Advertising Co (Symbol: LAMR) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Northern Trust Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.55 on 10/1/18, American Homes 4 Rent will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.05 on 10/1/18, and Lamar Advertising Co will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.91 on 9/28/18. As a percentage of NTRS's recent stock price of $106.04, this dividend works out to approximately 0.52%, so look for shares of Northern Trust Corp to trade 0.52% lower - all else being equal - when NTRS shares open for trading on 9/13/18. Similarly, investors should look for AMH to open 0.22% lower in price and for LAMR to open 1.17% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for NTRS, AMH, and LAMR, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Northern Trust Corp (Symbol: NTRS) :


American Homes 4 Rent (Symbol: AMH) :


Lamar Advertising Co (Symbol: LAMR) :


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 2.07% for Northern Trust Corp, 0.88% for American Homes 4 Rent, and 4.68% for Lamar Advertising Co .

In Tuesday trading, Northern Trust Corp shares are currently down about 0.4%, American Homes 4 Rent shares are off about 0.1%, and Lamar Advertising Co shares are down about 0.5% 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: NTRS , AMH , LAMR

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