Ex-Dividend Reminder: DowDuPont, Enerplus and Vermilion Energy

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 2/27/19, DowDuPont Inc (Symbol: DWDP), Enerplus Corp (Symbol: ERF), and Vermilion Energy Inc (Symbol: VET) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. DowDuPont Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.38 on 3/15/19, Enerplus Corp will pay its monthly dividend of $0.01 on 3/15/19, and Vermilion Energy Inc will pay its monthly dividend of $0.23 on 3/15/19. As a percentage of DWDP's recent stock price of $55.47, this dividend works out to approximately 0.69%, so look for shares of DowDuPont Inc to trade 0.69% lower - all else being equal - when DWDP shares open for trading on 2/27/19. Similarly, investors should look for ERF to open 0.11% lower in price and for VET to open 0.92% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for DWDP, ERF, and VET, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

DowDuPont Inc (Symbol: DWDP) :


Enerplus Corp (Symbol: ERF) :


Vermilion Energy Inc (Symbol: VET) :


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 recen t dividends from these companies are likely to continue. If they do continue, the current estimated yields on annualized basis would be 2.74% for DowDuPont Inc, 1.37% for Enerplus Corp, and 11.03% for Vermilion Energy Inc.

In Monday trading, DowDuPont Inc shares are currently up about 0.9%, Enerplus Corp shares are off about 0.7%, and Vermilion Energy Inc shares are down about 0.5% on the day.

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