Ex-Dividend Reminder: Starwood Property Trust, Spirit Realty Capital and US Bancorp

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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 3/28/19, Starwood Property Trust Inc. (Symbol: STWD), Spirit Realty Capital Inc (Symbol: SRC), and US Bancorp (Symbol: USB) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Starwood Property Trust Inc. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.48 on 4/15/19, Spirit Realty Capital Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.625 on 4/15/19, and US Bancorp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.37 on 4/15/19. As a percentage of STWD's recent stock price of $22.75, this dividend works out to approximately 2.11%, so look for shares of Starwood Property Trust Inc. to trade 2.11% lower - all else being equal - when STWD shares open for trading on 3/28/19. Similarly, investors should look for SRC to open 1.65% lower in price and for USB to open 0.76% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for STWD, SRC, and USB, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Starwood Property Trust Inc. (Symbol: STWD) :


Spirit Realty Capital Inc (Symbol: SRC) :


US Bancorp (Symbol: USB) :


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 8.44% for Starwood Property Trust Inc., 6.60% for Spirit Realty Capital Inc , and 3.04% for US Bancorp .

In Tuesday trading, Starwood Property Trust Inc. shares are currently up about 0.7%, Spirit Realty Capital Inc shares are up about 0.4%, and US Bancorp shares are up about 1.3% 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: STWD , SRC , USB

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