Ex-Dividend Reminder: Nutrien, Steel Dynamics and Yamana Gold

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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 6/27/19, Nutrien Ltd (Symbol: NTR), Steel Dynamics Inc. (Symbol: STLD), and Yamana Gold Inc (Symbol: AUY) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Nutrien Ltd will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.43 on 7/18/19, Steel Dynamics Inc. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.24 on 7/12/19, and Yamana Gold Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.005 on 7/12/19. As a percentage of NTR's recent stock price of $55.29, this dividend works out to approximately 0.78%, so look for shares of Nutrien Ltd to trade 0.78% lower - all else being equal - when NTR shares open for trading on 6/27/19. Similarly, investors should look for STLD to open 0.82% lower in price and for AUY to open 0.20% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for NTR, STLD, and AUY, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Nutrien Ltd (Symbol: NTR) :


Steel Dynamics Inc. (Symbol: STLD) :


Yamana Gold Inc (Symbol: AUY) :


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 3.11% for Nutrien Ltd, 3.27% for Steel Dynamics Inc., and 0.79% for Yamana Gold Inc.

In Tuesday trading, Nutrien Ltd shares are currently up about 0.8%, Steel Dynamics Inc. shares are up about 0.6%, and Yamana Gold Inc shares are trading flat 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 , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: NTR , STLD , AUY

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