Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 12/20/17, LTC Properties, Inc. (Symbol: LTC), Synovus Financial Corp. (Symbol: SNV), and Sabre Corp (Symbol: SABR) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. LTC Properties, Inc. will pay its monthly dividend of $0.19 on 12/29/17, Synovus Financial Corp. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.15 on 1/2/18, and Sabre Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.14 on 12/29/17. As a percentage of LTC's recent stock price of $47.08, this dividend works out to approximately 0.40%, so look for shares of LTC Properties, Inc. to trade 0.40% lower - all else being equal - when LTC shares open for trading on 12/20/17. Similarly, investors should look for SNV to open 0.31% lower in price and for SABR to open 0.68% lower, all else being equal.
Below are dividend history charts for LTC, SNV, and SABR, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.
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Sabre Corp (Symbol: SABR) :
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 4.84% for LTC Properties, Inc., 1.22% for Synovus Financial Corp., and 2.71% for Sabre Corp.
In Monday trading, LTC Properties, Inc. shares are currently up about 1%, Synovus Financial Corp. shares are up about 1.3%, and Sabre Corp shares are up about 1% on the day.
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