Ex-Dividend Reminder: CSR, Linear Technology and IAC/InterActiveCorp

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 8/13/14, CSR plc (Symbol: CSRE), Linear Technology Corp. (Symbol: LLTC), and IAC/InterActiveCorp (Symbol: IACI) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. CSR plc will pay its semi-annual dividend of $0.208 on 9/5/14, Linear Technology Corp. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.27 on 8/27/14, and IAC/InterActiveCorp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.34 on 9/1/14. As a percentage of CSRE's recent stock price of $35.25, this dividend works out to approximately 0.59%, so look for shares of CSR plc to trade 0.59% lower - all else being equal - when CSRE shares open for trading on 8/13/14. Similarly, investors should look for LLTC to open 0.61% lower in price and for IACI to open 0.53% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for CSRE, LLTC, and IACI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

CSR plc (Symbol: CSRE) :


Linear Technology Corp. (Symbol: LLTC) :


IAC/InterActiveCorp (Symbol: IACI) :


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 1.18% for CSR plc , 2.44% for Linear Technology Corp., and 2.12% for IAC/InterActiveCorp.

In Monday trading, CSR plc shares are currently up about 0.3%, Linear Technology Corp. shares are up about 0.8%, and IAC/InterActiveCorp shares are up about 0.2% on the day.

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