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Ex-Dividend Reminder: CNO Financial Group, Amerisafe and Northern Trust

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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 3/8/18, CNO Financial Group Inc (Symbol: CNO), Amerisafe Inc (Symbol: AMSF), and Northern Trust Corp (Symbol: NTRS) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. CNO Financial Group Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.09 on 3/23/18, Amerisafe Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.22 on 3/23/18, and Northern Trust Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.42 on 4/1/18. As a percentage of CNO's recent stock price of $22.00, this dividend works out to approximately 0.41%, so look for shares of CNO Financial Group Inc to trade 0.41% lower - all else being equal - when CNO shares open for trading on 3/8/18. Similarly, investors should look for AMSF to open 0.41% lower in price and for NTRS to open 0.40% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for CNO, AMSF, and NTRS, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

CNO Financial Group Inc (Symbol: CNO) :

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Amerisafe Inc (Symbol: AMSF) :

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Northern Trust Corp (Symbol: NTRS) :

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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 1.64% for CNO Financial Group Inc, 1.63% for Amerisafe Inc, and 1.58% for Northern Trust Corp.

In Tuesday trading, CNO Financial Group Inc shares are currently up about 0.1%, Amerisafe Inc shares are off about 3.1%, and Northern Trust Corp shares are down about 0.2% 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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