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Ex-Dividend Reminder: Capitol Federal Financial, Apple Hospitality REIT and Wells Fargo

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 2/1/17, Capitol Federal Financial Inc (Symbol: CFFN), Apple Hospitality REIT Inc (Symbol: APLE), and Wells Fargo & Co. (Symbol: WFC) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Capitol Federal Financial Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.085 on 2/17/17, Apple Hospitality REIT Inc will pay its monthly dividend of $0.10 on 2/15/17, and Wells Fargo & Co. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.38 on 3/1/17. As a percentage of CFFN's recent stock price of $15.53, this dividend works out to approximately 0.55%, so look for shares of Capitol Federal Financial Inc to trade 0.55% lower - all else being equal - when CFFN shares open for trading on 2/1/17. Similarly, investors should look for APLE to open 0.49% lower in price and for WFC to open 0.68% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for CFFN, APLE, and WFC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Capitol Federal Financial Inc (Symbol: CFFN) :

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Apple Hospitality REIT Inc (Symbol: APLE) :

APLE+Dividend+History+Chart

Wells Fargo & Co. (Symbol: WFC) :

WFC+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 2.19% for Capitol Federal Financial Inc, 5.92% for Apple Hospitality REIT Inc, and 2.71% for Wells Fargo & Co..

In Monday trading, Capitol Federal Financial Inc shares are currently down about 1.7%, Apple Hospitality REIT Inc shares are down about 0.7%, and Wells Fargo & Co. shares are off about 0.7% 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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