Ex-Dividend Reminder: Vector Group, Hyatt Hotels Corp and Aaron's

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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 6/18/18, Vector Group Ltd (Symbol: VGR), Hyatt Hotels Corp (Symbol: H), and Aaron's Inc (Symbol: AAN) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Vector Group Ltd will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.40 on 6/29/18, Hyatt Hotels Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.15 on 6/28/18, and Aaron's Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.03 on 7/6/18. As a percentage of VGR's recent stock price of $19.90, this dividend works out to approximately 2.01%, so look for shares of Vector Group Ltd to trade 2.01% lower - all else being equal - when VGR shares open for trading on 6/18/18. Similarly, investors should look for H to open 0.18% lower in price and for AAN to open 0.07% lower, all else being equal.

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

Vector Group Ltd (Symbol: VGR) :


Hyatt Hotels Corp (Symbol: H) :


Aaron's Inc (Symbol: AAN) :


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 8.04% for Vector Group Ltd, 0.72% for Hyatt Hotels Corp, and 0.27% for Aaron's Inc.

In Thursday trading, Vector Group Ltd shares are currently down about 0.1%, Hyatt Hotels Corp shares are up about 0.5%, and Aaron's Inc shares are up 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: VGR , H , AAN

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