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Ex-Dividend Reminder: Dunkin' Brands Group, CBS and Spire

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 3/8/19, Dunkin' Brands Group Inc (Symbol: DNKN), CBS Corp (Symbol: CBS), and Spire Inc (Symbol: SR) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Dunkin' Brands Group Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.375 on 3/20/19, CBS Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.18 on 4/1/19, and Spire Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.5925 on 4/2/19. As a percentage of DNKN's recent stock price of $72.76, this dividend works out to approximately 0.52%, so look for shares of Dunkin' Brands Group Inc to trade 0.52% lower - all else being equal - when DNKN shares open for trading on 3/8/19. Similarly, investors should look for CBS to open 0.36% lower in price and for SR to open 0.74% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for DNKN, CBS, and SR, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Dunkin' Brands Group Inc (Symbol: DNKN) :

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CBS Corp (Symbol: CBS) :

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Spire Inc (Symbol: SR) :

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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 recen t dividends from these companies are likely to continue. If they do continue, the current estimated yields on annualized basis would be 2.06% for Dunkin' Brands Group Inc, 1.43% for CBS Corp, and 2.97% for Spire Inc.

In Wednesday trading, Dunkin' Brands Group Inc shares are currently up about 0.6%, CBS Corp shares are up about 0.3%, and Spire Inc shares are up 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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