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Ex-Dividend Reminder: Fortune Brands Home & Security, Autoliv and Cummins

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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 2/22/18, Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (Symbol: FBHS), Autoliv Inc. (Symbol: ALV), and Cummins, Inc. (Symbol: CMI) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.20 on 3/14/18, Autoliv Inc. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.60 on 3/8/18, and Cummins, Inc. will pay its quarterly dividend of $1.08 on 3/8/18. As a percentage of FBHS's recent stock price of $64.07, this dividend works out to approximately 0.31%, so look for shares of Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. to trade 0.31% lower - all else being equal - when FBHS shares open for trading on 2/22/18. Similarly, investors should look for ALV to open 0.42% lower in price and for CMI to open 0.65% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for FBHS, ALV, and CMI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (Symbol: FBHS) :

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Autoliv Inc. (Symbol: ALV) :

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Cummins, Inc. (Symbol: CMI) :

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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 1.25% for Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc., 1.68% for Autoliv Inc., and 2.59% for Cummins, Inc..

In Tuesday trading, Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. shares are currently up about 0.4%, Autoliv Inc. shares are down about 2%, and Cummins, Inc. shares are up about 0.8% 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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