Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 7/25/17, Avianca Holdings SA (Symbol: AVH), First Republic Bank (Symbol: FRC), and Brinks Co (Symbol: BCO) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Avianca Holdings SA will pay its annual dividend of $0.1017 on 8/10/17, First Republic Bank will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.17 on 8/10/17, and Brinks Co will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.15 on 9/1/17. As a percentage of AVH's recent stock price of $7.18, this dividend works out to approximately 1.42%, so look for shares of Avianca Holdings SA to trade 1.42% lower - all else being equal - when AVH shares open for trading on 7/25/17. Similarly, investors should look for FRC to open 0.17% lower in price and for BCO to open 0.21% lower, all else being equal.
Below are dividend history charts for AVH, FRC, and BCO, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.
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Brinks Co (Symbol: BCO) :
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 1.42% for Avianca Holdings SA, 0.68% for First Republic Bank , and 0.84% for Brinks Co .
In Friday trading, Avianca Holdings SA shares are currently up about 0.7%, First Republic Bank shares are off about 0.2%, and Brinks Co shares are up about 0.2% on the day.