Ex-Dividend Reminder: Ladder Capital, Cigna and Rogers Communications

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 3/9/18, Ladder Capital Corp (Symbol: LADR), Cigna Corp (Symbol: CI), and Rogers Communications Inc. (Symbol: RCI) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Ladder Capital Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.315 on 4/2/18, Cigna Corp will pay its annual dividend of $0.04 on 4/10/18, and Rogers Communications Inc. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.48 on 4/3/18. As a percentage of LADR's recent stock price of $15.13, this dividend works out to approximately 2.08%, so look for shares of Ladder Capital Corp to trade 2.08% lower - all else being equal - when LADR shares open for trading on 3/9/18. Similarly, investors should look for CI to open 0.02% lower in price and for RCI to open 1.05% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for LADR, CI, and RCI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Ladder Capital Corp (Symbol: LADR) :


Cigna Corp (Symbol: CI) :


Rogers Communications Inc. (Symbol: RCI) :


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 8.33% for Ladder Capital Corp, 0.02% for Cigna Corp, and 4.21% for Rogers Communications Inc..

In Wednesday trading, Ladder Capital Corp shares are currently up about 0.4%, Cigna Corp shares are off about 0.8%, and Rogers Communications Inc. shares are down about 0.2% on the day.

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