Ex-Dividend Reminder: Tiffany, Aaron's and Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust

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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 9/19/18, Tiffany & Co. (Symbol: TIF), Aaron's Inc (Symbol: AAN), and Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust (Symbol: RPT) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Tiffany & Co. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.55 on 10/10/18, Aaron's Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.03 on 10/5/18, and Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.22 on 10/1/18. As a percentage of TIF's recent stock price of $128.41, this dividend works out to approximately 0.43%, so look for shares of Tiffany & Co. to trade 0.43% lower - all else being equal - when TIF shares open for trading on 9/19/18. Similarly, investors should look for AAN to open 0.06% lower in price and for RPT to open 1.60% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for TIF, AAN, and RPT, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Tiffany & Co. (Symbol: TIF) :


Aaron's Inc (Symbol: AAN) :


Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust (Symbol: RPT) :


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 1.71% for Tiffany & Co., 0.23% for Aaron's Inc, and 6.40% for Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust .

In Monday trading, Tiffany & Co. shares are currently down about 0.2%, Aaron's Inc shares are off about 0.3%, and Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust shares are off about 0.1% 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: TIF , AAN , RPT

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