Reminder - Smith & Nephew (SNN) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 10/4/18, Smith & Nephew plc (Symbol: SNN) will trade ex-dividend, for its semi-annual dividend of $0.28, payable on 10/31/18. As a percentage of SNN's recent stock price of $36.75, this dividend works out to approximately 0.76%, so look for shares of Smith & Nephew plc to trade 0.76% lower - all else being equal - when SNN shares open for trading on 10/4/18.


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from SNN is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.52% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of SNN shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Smith & Nephew plc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, SNN's low point in its 52 week range is $33.79 per share, with $40.43 as the 52 week high point - that compares with a last trade of $36.74.

In Tuesday trading, Smith & Nephew plc shares are currently off about 1.1% on the day.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: SNN

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