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Ex-Dividend Reminder: Leucadia National, Tootsie Roll Industries and Children's Place

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 6/15/17, Leucadia National Corp. (Symbol: LUK), Tootsie Roll Industries Inc (Symbol: TR), and Children's Place, Inc. (Symbol: PLCE) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Leucadia National Corp. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.0625 on 6/30/17, Tootsie Roll Industries Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.09 on 7/10/17, and Children's Place, Inc. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.40 on 7/10/17. As a percentage of LUK's recent stock price of $25.61, this dividend works out to approximately 0.24%, so look for shares of Leucadia National Corp. to trade 0.24% lower - all else being equal - when LUK shares open for trading on 6/15/17. Similarly, investors should look for TR to open 0.25% lower in price and for PLCE to open 0.37% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for LUK, TR, and PLCE, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Leucadia National Corp. (Symbol: LUK) :

LUK+Dividend+History+Chart

Tootsie Roll Industries Inc (Symbol: TR) :

TR+Dividend+History+Chart

Children's Place, Inc. (Symbol: PLCE) :

PLCE+Dividend+History+Chart

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 0.98% for Leucadia National Corp., 1.00% for Tootsie Roll Industries Inc, and 1.47% for Children's Place, Inc. .

In Tuesday trading, Leucadia National Corp. shares are currently up about 0.8%, Tootsie Roll Industries Inc shares are off about 0.1%, and Children's Place, Inc. shares are up about 1.3% 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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