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Ex-Dividend Reminder: Mack Cali Realty, Physicians Realty Trust and Bank of Nova Scotia

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 10/2/17, Mack Cali Realty Corp (Symbol: CLI), Physicians Realty Trust (Symbol: DOC), and Bank of Nova Scotia Halifax (Symbol: BNS) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Mack Cali Realty Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.20 on 10/13/17, Physicians Realty Trust will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.23 on 10/18/17, and Bank of Nova Scotia will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.79 on 10/27/17. As a percentage of CLI's recent stock price of $23.58, this dividend works out to approximately 0.85%, so look for shares of Mack Cali Realty Corp to trade 0.85% lower - all else being equal - when CLI shares open for trading on 10/2/17. Similarly, investors should look for DOC to open 1.32% lower in price and for BNS to open 1.23% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for CLI, DOC, and BNS, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Mack Cali Realty Corp (Symbol: CLI) :

CLI+Dividend+History+Chart

Physicians Realty Trust (Symbol: DOC) :

DOC+Dividend+History+Chart

Bank of Nova Scotia Halifax (Symbol: BNS) :

BNS+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 3.39% for Mack Cali Realty Corp, 5.26% for Physicians Realty Trust, and 4.91% for Bank of Nova Scotia Halifax.

In Thursday trading, Mack Cali Realty Corp shares are currently off about 0.1%, Physicians Realty Trust shares are trading flat, and Bank of Nova Scotia shares are up about 0.4% 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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