Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 8/31/18, Juniper Networks Inc (Symbol: JNPR), SS&C Technologies Holdings Inc (Symbol: SSNC), and CDK Global Inc (Symbol: CDK) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Juniper Networks Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.18 on 9/25/18, SS&C Technologies Holdings Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.08 on 9/18/18, and CDK Global Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.15 on 9/28/18. As a percentage of JNPR's recent stock price of $28.90, this dividend works out to approximately 0.62%, so look for shares of Juniper Networks Inc to trade 0.62% lower - all else being equal - when JNPR shares open for trading on 8/31/18. Similarly, investors should look for SSNC to open 0.14% lower in price and for CDK to open 0.24% lower, all else being equal.
Below are dividend history charts for JNPR, SSNC, and CDK, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.
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CDK Global Inc (Symbol: CDK) :
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 2.49% for Juniper Networks Inc, 0.55% for SS&C Technologies Holdings Inc, and 0.97% for CDK Global Inc.
In Wednesday trading, Juniper Networks Inc shares are currently off about 0.1%, SS&C Technologies Holdings Inc shares are up about 0.5%, and CDK Global Inc shares are trading flat on the day.