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Ex-Dividend Reminder: Carlisle Companies, CF Industries Holdings and Neenah Paper

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 2/15/17, Carlisle Companies Inc. (Symbol: CSL), CF Industries Holdings Inc (Symbol: CF), and Neenah Paper Inc (Symbol: NP) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Carlisle Companies Inc. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.35 on 3/1/17, CF Industries Holdings Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.30 on 2/28/17, and Neenah Paper Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.37 on 3/2/17. As a percentage of CSL's recent stock price of $105.25, this dividend works out to approximately 0.33%, so look for shares of Carlisle Companies Inc. to trade 0.33% lower - all else being equal - when CSL shares open for trading on 2/15/17. Similarly, investors should look for CF to open 0.82% lower in price and for NP to open 0.45% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for CSL, CF, and NP, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Carlisle Companies Inc. (Symbol: CSL) :

CSL+Dividend+History+Chart

CF Industries Holdings Inc (Symbol: CF) :

CF+Dividend+History+Chart

Neenah Paper Inc (Symbol: NP) :

NP+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 1.33% for Carlisle Companies Inc., 3.28% for CF Industries Holdings Inc, and 1.79% for Neenah Paper Inc.

In Monday trading, Carlisle Companies Inc. shares are currently up about 0.1%, CF Industries Holdings Inc shares are up about 2.2%, and Neenah Paper Inc shares are up about 0.8% 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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