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Ex-Dividend Reminder: Aptiv, Brown & Brown and Columbia Banking System

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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 2/5/19, Aptiv PLC (Symbol: APTV), Brown & Brown Inc (Symbol: BRO), and Columbia Banking System Inc (Symbol: COLB) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Aptiv PLC will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.22 on 2/20/19, Brown & Brown Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.08 on 2/20/19, and Columbia Banking System Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.28 on 2/20/19. As a percentage of APTV's recent stock price of $77.64, this dividend works out to approximately 0.28%, so look for shares of Aptiv PLC to trade 0.28% lower - all else being equal - when APTV shares open for trading on 2/5/19. Similarly, investors should look for BRO to open 0.29% lower in price and for COLB to open 0.76% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for APTV, BRO, and COLB, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Aptiv PLC (Symbol: APTV) :

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Brown & Brown Inc (Symbol: BRO) :

BRO+Dividend+History+Chart

Columbia Banking System Inc (Symbol: COLB) :

COLB+Dividend+History+Chart

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 recen t dividends from these companies are likely to continue. If they do continue, the current estimated yields on annualized basis would be 1.13% for Aptiv PLC, 1.17% for Brown & Brown Inc, and 3.05% for Columbia Banking System Inc.

In Friday trading, Aptiv PLC shares are currently down about 1.9%, Brown & Brown Inc shares are up about 0.5%, and Columbia Banking System Inc shares are trading flat 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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