Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 8/10/18, Carlyle Group LP (Symbol: CG), CNA Financial Corp (Symbol: CNA), and Kemper Corp (Symbol: KMPR) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Carlyle Group LP will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.22 on 8/17/18, CNA Financial Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.35 on 8/29/18, and Kemper Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.24 on 8/27/18. As a percentage of CG's recent stock price of $23.95, this dividend works out to approximately 0.92%, so look for shares of Carlyle Group LP to trade 0.92% lower - all else being equal - when CG shares open for trading on 8/10/18. Similarly, investors should look for CNA to open 0.76% lower in price and for KMPR to open 0.32% lower, all else being equal.
Below are dividend history charts for CG, CNA, and KMPR, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.
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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 3.67% for Carlyle Group LP , 3.06% for CNA Financial Corp, and 1.26% for Kemper Corp .
In Wednesday trading, Carlyle Group LP shares are currently trading flat, CNA Financial Corp shares are trading flat, and Kemper Corp shares are trading flat on the day.