Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 5/17/18, Louisiana-Pacific Corp (Symbol: LPX), Innophos Holdings Inc (Symbol: IPHS), and Sherwin-Williams Co (Symbol: SHW) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Louisiana-Pacific Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.13 on 6/1/18, Innophos Holdings Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.48 on 6/5/18, and Sherwin-Williams Co will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.86 on 6/1/18. As a percentage of LPX's recent stock price of $27.02, this dividend works out to approximately 0.48%, so look for shares of Louisiana-Pacific Corp to trade 0.48% lower - all else being equal - when LPX shares open for trading on 5/17/18. Similarly, investors should look for IPHS to open 1.03% lower in price and for SHW to open 0.23% lower, all else being equal.
Below are dividend history charts for LPX, IPHS, and SHW, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.
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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 1.92% for Louisiana-Pacific Corp, 4.14% for Innophos Holdings Inc, and 0.90% for Sherwin-Williams Co .
In Tuesday trading, Louisiana-Pacific Corp shares are currently down about 0.5%, Innophos Holdings Inc shares are down about 0.5%, and Sherwin-Williams Co shares are down about 0.6% on the day.