Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/28/19, Xperi Corp (Symbol: XPER), Teradyne, Inc. (Symbol: TER), and Ritchie Bros Auctioneers Inc (Symbol: RBA) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Xperi Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.20 on 6/19/19, Teradyne, Inc. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.09 on 6/21/19, and Ritchie Bros Auctioneers Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.18 on 6/19/19. As a percentage of XPER's recent stock price of $22.04, this dividend works out to approximately 0.91%, so look for shares of Xperi Corp to trade 0.91% lower — all else being equal — when XPER shares open for trading on 5/28/19. Similarly, investors should look for TER to open 0.21% lower in price and for RBA to open 0.53% lower, all else being equal.
Below are dividend history charts for XPER, TER, and RBA, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.
Xperi Corp (Symbol: XPER):
Teradyne, Inc. (Symbol: TER):
Ritchie Bros Auctioneers Inc (Symbol: RBA):
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 3.63% for Xperi Corp, 0.84% for Teradyne, Inc., and 2.12% for Ritchie Bros Auctioneers Inc.
In Friday trading, Xperi Corp shares are currently up about 0.8%, Teradyne, Inc. shares are up about 0.8%, and Ritchie Bros Auctioneers Inc shares are up about 1.1% on the day.
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