Ex-Dividend Reminder: Simon Property Group, Artisan Partners Asset Management and Home BancShares

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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 2/13/18, Simon Property Group, Inc. (Symbol: SPG), Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc (Symbol: APAM), and Home BancShares Inc (Symbol: HOMB) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Simon Property Group, Inc. will pay its quarterly dividend of $1.95 on 2/28/18, Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.60 on 2/28/18, and Home BancShares Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.11 on 3/7/18. As a percentage of SPG's recent stock price of $152.00, this dividend works out to approximately 1.28%, so look for shares of Simon Property Group, Inc. to trade 1.28% lower - all else being equal - when SPG shares open for trading on 2/13/18. Similarly, investors should look for APAM to open 1.73% lower in price and for HOMB to open 0.47% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for SPG, APAM, and HOMB, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Simon Property Group, Inc. (Symbol: SPG) :


Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc (Symbol: APAM) :


Home BancShares Inc (Symbol: HOMB) :


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 5.13% for Simon Property Group, Inc., 6.94% for Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc, and 1.89% for Home BancShares Inc.

In Friday trading, Simon Property Group, Inc. shares are currently down about 0.1%, Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc shares are up about 1.2%, and Home BancShares Inc shares are up about 0.9% 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: SPG , APAM , HOMB

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