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Ex-Dividend Reminder: Core Mark Holding, Wyndham Worldwide and Lithia Motors

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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 3/9/16, Core Mark Holding Co Inc (Symbol: CORE), Wyndham Worldwide Corp (Symbol: WYN), and Lithia Motors, Inc. (Symbol: LAD) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Core Mark Holding Co Inc will pay its annual dividend of $0.16 on 3/28/16, Wyndham Worldwide Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.50 on 3/24/16, and Lithia Motors, Inc. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.20 on 3/25/16. As a percentage of CORE's recent stock price of $74.79, this dividend works out to approximately 0.21%, so look for shares of Core Mark Holding Co Inc to trade 0.21% lower - all else being equal - when CORE shares open for trading on 3/9/16. Similarly, investors should look for WYN to open 0.66% lower in price and for LAD to open 0.21% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for CORE, WYN, and LAD, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Core Mark Holding Co Inc (Symbol: CORE) :

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Wyndham Worldwide Corp (Symbol: WYN) :

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Lithia Motors, Inc. (Symbol: LAD) :

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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 0.21% for Core Mark Holding Co Inc, 2.62% for Wyndham Worldwide Corp, and 0.82% for Lithia Motors, Inc..

In Monday trading, Core Mark Holding Co Inc shares are currently off about 0.6%, Wyndham Worldwide Corp shares are up about 0.3%, and Lithia Motors, Inc. shares are up about 0.3% 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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