Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 7/2/18, Kimco Realty Corp (Symbol: KIM), Bank of Nova Scotia Halifax (Symbol: BNS), and Mack Cali Realty Corp (Symbol: CLI) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Kimco Realty Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.28 on 7/16/18, Bank of Nova Scotia Halifax will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.82 on 7/27/18, and Mack Cali Realty Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.20 on 7/13/18. As a percentage of KIM's recent stock price of $17.03, this dividend works out to approximately 1.64%, so look for shares of Kimco Realty Corp to trade 1.64% lower - all else being equal - when KIM shares open for trading on 7/2/18. Similarly, investors should look for BNS to open 1.45% lower in price and for CLI to open 0.98% lower, all else being equal.
Below are dividend history charts for KIM, BNS, and CLI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.
Kimco Realty Corp (Symbol: KIM) :
Bank of Nova Scotia Halifax (Symbol: BNS) :
Mack Cali Realty Corp (Symbol: CLI) :
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 6.58% for Kimco Realty Corp, 5.80% for Bank of Nova Scotia Halifax, and 3.93% for Mack Cali Realty Corp.
In Thursday trading, Kimco Realty Corp shares are currently off about 0.7%, Bank of Nova Scotia Halifax shares are up about 0.1%, and Mack Cali Realty Corp shares are up about 0.1% on the day.