Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/7/19, Aptiv PLC (Symbol: APTV), Northfield Bancorp Inc (Symbol: NFBK), and WisdomTree Investments, Inc. (Symbol: WETF) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Aptiv PLC will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.22 on 5/22/19, Northfield Bancorp Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.11 on 5/22/19, and WisdomTree Investments, Inc. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.03 on 5/22/19. As a percentage of APTV's recent stock price of $80.35, this dividend works out to approximately 0.27%, so look for shares of Aptiv PLC to trade 0.27% lower — all else being equal — when APTV shares open for trading on 5/7/19. Similarly, investors should look for NFBK to open 0.72% lower in price and for WETF to open 0.43% lower, all else being equal.
Below are dividend history charts for APTV, NFBK, and WETF, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.
Aptiv PLC (Symbol: APTV):
Northfield Bancorp Inc (Symbol: NFBK):
WisdomTree Investments, Inc. (Symbol: WETF):
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 1.10% for Aptiv PLC, 2.88% for Northfield Bancorp Inc , and 1.70% for WisdomTree Investments, Inc..
In Friday trading, Aptiv PLC shares are currently up about 0.7%, Northfield Bancorp Inc shares are up about 0.6%, and WisdomTree Investments, Inc. shares are up about 0.1% on the day.
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