Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/17/19, Repsol Ypf S A (Symbol: REPYF), Winnebago Industries, Inc. (Symbol: WGO), and Las Vegas Sands Corp (Symbol: LVS) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Repsol Ypf S A will pay its semi-annual dividend of $0.505 on 7/8/19, Winnebago Industries, Inc. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.11 on 7/3/19, and Las Vegas Sands Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.77 on 6/27/19. As a percentage of REPYF's recent stock price of $16.25, this dividend works out to approximately 3.11%, so look for shares of Repsol Ypf S A to trade 3.11% lower — all else being equal — when REPYF shares open for trading on 6/17/19. Similarly, investors should look for WGO to open 0.30% lower in price and for LVS to open 1.35% lower, all else being equal.
Below are dividend history charts for REPYF, WGO, and LVS, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.
Repsol Ypf S A (Symbol: REPYF):
Winnebago Industries, Inc. (Symbol: WGO):
Las Vegas Sands Corp (Symbol: LVS):
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 6.21% for Repsol Ypf S A, 1.19% for Winnebago Industries, Inc., and 5.40% for Las Vegas Sands Corp.
In Friday trading, Repsol Ypf S A shares are currently down about 2%, Winnebago Industries, Inc. shares are up about 2%, and Las Vegas Sands Corp shares are off about 0.6% on the day.
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