Ex-Dividend Reminder: Woodside Pete, Carter's and Tractor Supply

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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 8/24/18, Woodside Pete Ltd (Symbol: WOPEY), Carter's Inc (Symbol: CRI), and Tractor Supply Co. (Symbol: TSCO) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Woodside Pete Ltd will pay its semi-annual dividend of $0.53 on 9/20/18, Carter's Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.45 on 9/7/18, and Tractor Supply Co. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.31 on 9/11/18. As a percentage of WOPEY's recent stock price of $27.00, this dividend works out to approximately 1.96%, so look for shares of Woodside Pete Ltd to trade 1.96% lower - all else being equal - when WOPEY shares open for trading on 8/24/18. Similarly, investors should look for CRI to open 0.41% lower in price and for TSCO to open 0.36% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for WOPEY, CRI, and TSCO, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Woodside Pete Ltd (Symbol: WOPEY) :


Carter's Inc (Symbol: CRI) :


Tractor Supply Co. (Symbol: TSCO) :


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 3.93% for Woodside Pete Ltd, 1.65% for Carter's Inc, and 1.45% for Tractor Supply Co..

In Wednesday trading, Woodside Pete Ltd shares are currently down about 2.2%, Carter's Inc shares are up about 0.8%, and Tractor Supply Co. shares are up about 2.8% 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: WOPEY , CRI , TSCO

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