Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 6/8/18, Donaldson Co. Inc. (Symbol: DCI), Insperity Inc (Symbol: NSP), and ITT Inc (Symbol: ITT) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Donaldson Co. Inc. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.19 on 6/28/18, Insperity Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.20 on 6/25/18, and ITT Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.134 on 7/2/18. As a percentage of DCI's recent stock price of $47.09, this dividend works out to approximately 0.40%, so look for shares of Donaldson Co. Inc. to trade 0.40% lower - all else being equal - when DCI shares open for trading on 6/8/18. Similarly, investors should look for NSP to open 0.21% lower in price and for ITT to open 0.25% lower, all else being equal.
Below are dividend history charts for DCI, NSP, and ITT, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.
Donaldson Co. Inc. (Symbol: DCI) :
Insperity Inc (Symbol: NSP) :
ITT Inc (Symbol: ITT) :
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 1.61% for Donaldson Co. Inc., 0.82% for Insperity Inc, and 0.99% for ITT Inc.
In Wednesday trading, Donaldson Co. Inc. shares are currently trading flat, Insperity Inc shares are up about 0.7%, and ITT Inc shares are up about 0.2% on the day.