Ex-Dividend Reminder: Huntington Bancshares, Hudson Pacific Properties and Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 12/17/14, Huntington Bancshares, Inc (Symbol: HBAN), Hudson Pacific Properties Inc (Symbol: HPP), and Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust (Symbol: RPT) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Huntington Bancshares, Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.06 on 1/2/15, Hudson Pacific Properties Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.125 on 12/30/14, and Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.20 on 1/2/15. As a percentage of HBAN's recent stock price of $10.11, this dividend works out to approximately 0.59%, so look for shares of Huntington Bancshares, Inc to trade 0.59% lower - all else being equal - when HBAN shares open for trading on 12/17/14. Similarly, investors should look for HPP to open 0.43% lower in price and for RPT to open 1.10% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for HBAN, HPP, and RPT, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Huntington Bancshares, Inc (Symbol: HBAN) :


Hudson Pacific Properties Inc (Symbol: HPP) :


Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust (Symbol: RPT) :


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 2.38% for Huntington Bancshares, Inc, 1.72% for Hudson Pacific Properties Inc, and 4.42% for Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust .

In Monday trading, Huntington Bancshares, Inc shares are currently up about 0.5%, Hudson Pacific Properties Inc shares are off about 0.1%, and Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust shares are up about 0.1% 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.

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