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Ex-Dividend Reminder: Hudson City Bancorp, Capitol Federal Financial and Pinnacle Financial Partners

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 11/5/14, Hudson City Bancorp Inc (Symbol: HCBK), Capitol Federal Financial Inc (Symbol: CFFN), and Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc. (Symbol: PNFP) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Hudson City Bancorp Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.04 on 11/26/14, Capitol Federal Financial Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.075 on 11/21/14, and Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.08 on 11/28/14. As a percentage of HCBK's recent stock price of $9.64, this dividend works out to approximately 0.41%, so look for shares of Hudson City Bancorp Inc to trade 0.41% lower - all else being equal - when HCBK shares open for trading on 11/5/14. Similarly, investors should look for CFFN to open 0.58% lower in price and for PNFP to open 0.20% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for HCBK, CFFN, and PNFP, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Hudson City Bancorp Inc (Symbol: HCBK) :

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Capitol Federal Financial Inc (Symbol: CFFN) :

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Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc. (Symbol: PNFP) :

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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 1.66% for Hudson City Bancorp Inc, 2.34% for Capitol Federal Financial Inc, and 0.82% for Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc..

In Monday trading, Hudson City Bancorp Inc shares are currently down about 0.1%, Capitol Federal Financial Inc shares are up about 0.2%, and Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc. shares are trading flat 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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