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Ex-Dividend Reminder: AFLAC, Jack Henry & Associates and Xperi

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 5/22/17, AFLAC Inc. (Symbol: AFL), Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (Symbol: JKHY), and Xperi Corp (Symbol: XPER) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. AFLAC Inc. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.43 on 6/1/17, Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.31 on 6/9/17, and Xperi Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.20 on 6/14/17. As a percentage of AFL's recent stock price of $73.68, this dividend works out to approximately 0.58%, so look for shares of AFLAC Inc. to trade 0.58% lower - all else being equal - when AFL shares open for trading on 5/22/17. Similarly, investors should look for JKHY to open 0.32% lower in price and for XPER to open 0.63% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for AFL, JKHY, and XPER, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

AFLAC Inc. (Symbol: AFL) :

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Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (Symbol: JKHY) :

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Xperi Corp (Symbol: XPER) :

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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 2.33% for AFLAC Inc., 1.27% for Jack Henry & Associates, Inc., and 2.52% for Xperi Corp.

In Thursday trading, AFLAC Inc. shares are currently up about 0.1%, Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. shares are off about 0.4%, and Xperi Corp shares are off about 0.8% 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.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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