Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 8/14/17, Home BancShares Inc (Symbol: HOMB), Duke Realty Corp (Symbol: DRE), and Regency Centers Corp (Symbol: REG) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Home BancShares Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.11 on 9/6/17, Duke Realty Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.19 on 8/31/17, and Regency Centers Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.53 on 8/30/17. As a percentage of HOMB's recent stock price of $24.40, this dividend works out to approximately 0.45%, so look for shares of Home BancShares Inc to trade 0.45% lower - all else being equal - when HOMB shares open for trading on 8/14/17. Similarly, investors should look for DRE to open 0.67% lower in price and for REG to open 0.79% lower, all else being equal.
Below are dividend history charts for HOMB, DRE, and REG, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.
Home BancShares Inc (Symbol: HOMB) :
Duke Realty Corp (Symbol: DRE) :
Regency Centers Corp (Symbol: REG) :
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 1.80% for Home BancShares Inc, 2.67% for Duke Realty Corp, and 3.17% for Regency Centers Corp.
In Thursday trading, Home BancShares Inc shares are currently down about 1.4%, Duke Realty Corp shares are off about 0.2%, and Regency Centers Corp shares are trading flat on the day.