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Ex-Dividend Reminder: Caleres, Chico's FAS and South Jersey Industries

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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 3/16/18, Caleres Inc (Symbol: CAL), Chico's FAS Inc (Symbol: CHS), and South Jersey Industries, Inc. (Symbol: SJI) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Caleres Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.07 on 4/2/18, Chico's FAS Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.085 on 4/2/18, and South Jersey Industries, Inc. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.28 on 4/3/18. As a percentage of CAL's recent stock price of $31.57, this dividend works out to approximately 0.22%, so look for shares of Caleres Inc to trade 0.22% lower - all else being equal - when CAL shares open for trading on 3/16/18. Similarly, investors should look for CHS to open 0.97% lower in price and for SJI to open 1.00% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for CAL, CHS, and SJI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Caleres Inc (Symbol: CAL) :

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Chico's FAS Inc (Symbol: CHS) :

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South Jersey Industries, Inc. (Symbol: SJI) :

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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 0.89% for Caleres Inc, 3.87% for Chico's FAS Inc, and 4.01% for South Jersey Industries, Inc..

In Wednesday trading, Caleres Inc shares are currently up about 8.5%, Chico's FAS Inc shares are up about 0.1%, and South Jersey Industries, 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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