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Ex-Dividend Reminder: Becton, Dickinson, Mid-America Apartment Communities and ConnectOne Bancorp

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 1/11/18, Becton, Dickinson & Co (Symbol: BDXA), Mid-America Apartment Communities Inc (Symbol: MAA), and ConnectOne Bancorp Inc (Symbol: CNOB) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Becton, Dickinson & Co will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.7656 on 2/1/18, Mid-America Apartment Communities Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.9225 on 1/31/18, and ConnectOne Bancorp Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.075 on 2/1/18. As a percentage of BDXA's recent stock price of $59.81, this dividend works out to approximately 1.28%, so look for shares of Becton, Dickinson & Co to trade 1.28% lower - all else being equal - when BDXA shares open for trading on 1/11/18. Similarly, investors should look for MAA to open 0.96% lower in price and for CNOB to open 0.28% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for BDXA, MAA, and CNOB, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Becton, Dickinson & Co (Symbol: BDXA) :

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Mid-America Apartment Communities Inc (Symbol: MAA) :

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ConnectOne Bancorp Inc (Symbol: CNOB) :

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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 5.12% for Becton, Dickinson & Co, 3.84% for Mid-America Apartment Communities Inc, and 1.11% for ConnectOne Bancorp Inc .

In Tuesday trading, Becton, Dickinson & Co shares are currently up about 0.6%, Mid-America Apartment Communities Inc shares are off about 0.4%, and ConnectOne Bancorp Inc shares are up about 0.6% 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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