Ex-Dividend Reminder: Xilinx, Golar LNG Partners and Alliance Resource Partners

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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 2/6/18, Xilinx, Inc. (Symbol: XLNX), Golar LNG Partners LP (Symbol: GMLP), and Alliance Resource Partners LP (Symbol: ARLP) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Xilinx, Inc. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.35 on 2/22/18, Golar LNG Partners LP will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.5775 on 2/14/18, and Alliance Resource Partners LP will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.51 on 2/14/18. As a percentage of XLNX's recent stock price of $71.75, this dividend works out to approximately 0.49%, so look for shares of Xilinx, Inc. to trade 0.49% lower - all else being equal - when XLNX shares open for trading on 2/6/18. Similarly, investors should look for GMLP to open 2.62% lower in price and for ARLP to open 2.45% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for XLNX, GMLP, and ARLP, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Xilinx, Inc. (Symbol: XLNX) :


Golar LNG Partners LP (Symbol: GMLP) :


Alliance Resource Partners LP (Symbol: ARLP) :


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 1.95% for Xilinx, Inc., 10.50% for Golar LNG Partners LP, and 9.81% for Alliance Resource Partners LP.

In Friday trading, Xilinx, Inc. shares are currently off about 1%, Golar LNG Partners LP shares are down about 0.7%, and Alliance Resource Partners LP shares are down about 0.5% 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: XLNX , GMLP , ARLP

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