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Ex-Dividend Reminder: Brown & Brown, Oritani Financial and Boston Private Financial Holdings

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 2/1/17, Brown & Brown, Inc. (Symbol: BRO), Oritani Financial Corp (Symbol: ORIT), and Boston Private Financial Holdings, Inc. (Symbol: BPFH) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Brown & Brown, Inc. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.135 on 2/15/17, Oritani Financial Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.175 on 2/17/17, and Boston Private Financial Holdings, Inc. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.11 on 2/17/17. As a percentage of BRO's recent stock price of $42.89, this dividend works out to approximately 0.31%, so look for shares of Brown & Brown, Inc. to trade 0.31% lower - all else being equal - when BRO shares open for trading on 2/1/17. Similarly, investors should look for ORIT to open 1.01% lower in price and for BPFH to open 0.67% lower, all else being equal.

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

Brown & Brown, Inc. (Symbol: BRO) :

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Oritani Financial Corp (Symbol: ORIT) :

ORIT+Dividend+History+Chart

Boston Private Financial Holdings, Inc. (Symbol: BPFH) :

BPFH+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 recent dividends from these companies are likely to continue. If they do continue, the current estimated yields on annualized basis would be 1.26% for Brown & Brown, Inc., 4.03% for Oritani Financial Corp , and 2.66% for Boston Private Financial Holdings, Inc..

In Monday trading, Brown & Brown, Inc. shares are currently down about 0.8%, Oritani Financial Corp shares are off about 0.3%, and Boston Private Financial Holdings, Inc. shares are down about 1.3% 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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