Ex-Dividend Reminder: Qualcomm, Mosaic and Newmont Goldcorp

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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 6/5/19, Qualcomm Inc (Symbol: QCOM), Mosaic Co (Symbol: MOS), and Newmont Goldcorp Corp (Symbol: NEM) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Qualcomm Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.62 on 6/27/19, Mosaic Co will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.05 on 6/20/19, and Newmont Goldcorp Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.14 on 6/20/19. As a percentage of QCOM's recent stock price of $67.27, this dividend works out to approximately 0.92%, so look for shares of Qualcomm Inc to trade 0.92% lower - all else being equal - when QCOM shares open for trading on 6/5/19. Similarly, investors should look for MOS to open 0.23% lower in price and for NEM to open 0.43% lower, all else being equal.

When an S&P 1500 component reaches 20 years of dividend increases, it becomes a contender to join the elite "Dividend Aristocrats" index. Qualcomm Inc (Symbol: QCOM) is a " future dividend aristocrats contender ," with 17+ years of increases.

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

Qualcomm Inc (Symbol: QCOM) :


Mosaic Co (Symbol: MOS) :


Newmont Goldcorp Corp (Symbol: NEM) :


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 3.69% for Qualcomm Inc, 0.93% for Mosaic Co , and 1.70% for Newmont Goldcorp Corp.

In Monday trading, Qualcomm Inc shares are currently up about 0.7%, Mosaic Co shares are up about 0.6%, and Newmont Goldcorp Corp shares are off 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 , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: QCOM , MOS , NEM

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