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Ex-Dividend Reminder: Sanderson Farms, Suburban Propane Partners and FirstEnergy


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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 5/6/19, Sanderson Farms Inc (Symbol: SAFM), Suburban Propane Partners LP (Symbol: SPH), and FirstEnergy Corp (Symbol: FE) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Sanderson Farms Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.32 on 5/21/19, Suburban Propane Partners LP will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.60 on 5/14/19, and FirstEnergy Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.38 on 6/1/19. As a percentage of SAFM's recent stock price of $144.80, this dividend works out to approximately 0.22%, so look for shares of Sanderson Farms Inc to trade 0.22% lower - all else being equal - when SAFM shares open for trading on 5/6/19. Similarly, investors should look for SPH to open 2.56% lower in price and for FE to open 0.90% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for SAFM, SPH, and FE, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Sanderson Farms Inc (Symbol: SAFM) :

SAFM+Dividend+History+Chart

Suburban Propane Partners LP (Symbol: SPH) :

SPH+Dividend+History+Chart

FirstEnergy Corp (Symbol: FE) :

FE+Dividend+History+Chart

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 0.88% for Sanderson Farms Inc, 10.24% for Suburban Propane Partners LP, and 3.62% for FirstEnergy Corp.

In Thursday trading, Sanderson Farms Inc shares are currently down about 0.5%, Suburban Propane Partners LP shares are down about 0.3%, and FirstEnergy Corp shares are up about 0.2% on the day.

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This article appears in: Investing , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: SAFM , SPH , FE



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