Ex-Dividend Reminder: Marine Harvest ASA, NU Skin Enterprises and Callaway Golf

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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 2/23/17, Marine Harvest ASA (Symbol: MHG), NU Skin Enterprises, Inc. (Symbol: NUS), and Callaway Golf Co (Symbol: ELY) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Marine Harvest ASA will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.3357 on 3/8/17, NU Skin Enterprises, Inc. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.36 on 3/15/17, and Callaway Golf Co will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.01 on 3/20/17. As a percentage of MHG's recent stock price of $17.76, this dividend works out to approximately 1.89%, so look for shares of Marine Harvest ASA to trade 1.89% lower - all else being equal - when MHG shares open for trading on 2/23/17. Similarly, investors should look for NUS to open 0.74% lower in price and for ELY to open 0.10% lower, all else being equal.

When an S&P 1500 component reaches 20 years of dividend increases, it becomes a contender to join the elite "Dividend Aristocrats" index. NU Skin Enterprises, Inc. (Symbol: NUS) is a " future dividend aristocrats contender ," with 15+ years of increases.

Below are dividend history charts for MHG, NUS, and ELY, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Marine Harvest ASA (Symbol: MHG) :


NU Skin Enterprises, Inc. (Symbol: NUS) :


Callaway Golf Co (Symbol: ELY) :


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 7.56% for Marine Harvest ASA, 2.97% for NU Skin Enterprises, Inc., and 0.38% for Callaway Golf Co .

In Tuesday trading, Marine Harvest ASA shares are currently up about 2.5%, NU Skin Enterprises, Inc. shares are up about 0.5%, and Callaway Golf Co shares are up about 1.4% on the day.

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