Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 2/10/16, BOK Financial Corp. (Symbol: BOKF), Janus Capital Group Inc (Symbol: JNS), and Provident Financial Services Inc (Symbol: PFS) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. BOK Financial Corp. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.43 on 2/26/16, Janus Capital Group Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.09 on 2/25/16, and Provident Financial Services Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.17 on 2/26/16. As a percentage of BOKF's recent stock price of $47.81, this dividend works out to approximately 0.90%, so look for shares of BOK Financial Corp. to trade 0.90% lower - all else being equal - when BOKF shares open for trading on 2/10/16. Similarly, investors should look for JNS to open 0.75% lower in price and for PFS to open 0.92% lower, all else being equal.
Below are dividend history charts for BOKF, JNS, and PFS, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared. BOK Financial Corp. (Symbol: BOKF) :
Janus Capital Group Inc (Symbol: JNS) :
Provident Financial Services Inc (Symbol: PFS) :
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 3.60% for BOK Financial Corp., 3.01% for Janus Capital Group Inc, and 3.70% for Provident Financial Services Inc. In Monday trading, BOK Financial Corp. shares are currently off about 3.3%, Janus Capital Group Inc shares are off about 2.9%, and Provident Financial Services Inc shares are down about 1% on the day.