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Ex-Dividend Reminder: Chemed Corp, First Hawaiian and Assurant

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 2/23/17, Chemed Corp (Symbol: CHE), First Hawaiian Inc (Symbol: FHB), and Assurant Inc (Symbol: AIZ) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Chemed Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.26 on 3/20/17, First Hawaiian Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.22 on 3/10/17, and Assurant Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.53 on 3/20/17. As a percentage of CHE's recent stock price of $173.96, this dividend works out to approximately 0.15%, so look for shares of Chemed Corp to trade 0.15% lower - all else being equal - when CHE shares open for trading on 2/23/17. Similarly, investors should look for FHB to open 0.69% lower in price and for AIZ to open 0.55% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for CHE, FHB, and AIZ, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Chemed Corp (Symbol: CHE) :

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First Hawaiian Inc (Symbol: FHB) :

FHB+Dividend+History+Chart

Assurant Inc (Symbol: AIZ) :

AIZ+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 0.60% for Chemed Corp, 2.77% for First Hawaiian Inc, and 2.19% for Assurant Inc.

In Tuesday trading, Chemed Corp shares are currently trading flat, First Hawaiian Inc shares are off about 0.8%, and Assurant Inc shares are up about 0.1% 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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