Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 2/12/19, Marketaxess Holdings Inc (Symbol: MKTX), Tetra Tech Inc (Symbol: TTEK), and United States Steel Corp. (Symbol: X) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Marketaxess Holdings Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.51 on 2/27/19, Tetra Tech Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.12 on 2/28/19, and United States Steel Corp. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.05 on 3/8/19. As a percentage of MKTX's recent stock price of $220.72, this dividend works out to approximately 0.23%, so look for shares of Marketaxess Holdings Inc to trade 0.23% lower - all else being equal - when MKTX shares open for trading on 2/12/19. Similarly, investors should look for TTEK to open 0.22% lower in price and for X to open 0.22% lower, all else being equal.
Below are dividend history charts for MKTX, TTEK, and X, 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 recen t dividends from these companies are likely to continue. If they do continue, the current estimated yields on annualized basis would be 0.92% for Marketaxess Holdings Inc, 0.88% for Tetra Tech Inc, and 0.90% for United States Steel Corp..
In Friday trading, Marketaxess Holdings Inc shares are currently up about 0.1%, Tetra Tech Inc shares are off about 1.3%, and United States Steel Corp. shares are off about 1.1% on the day.
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