Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 3/13/15, Men's Wearhouse, Inc. (Symbol: MW), Monro Muffler Brake, Inc. (Symbol: MNRO), and GameStop Corp (Symbol: GME) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Men's Wearhouse, Inc. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.18 on 3/27/15, Monro Muffler Brake, Inc. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.13 on 3/27/15, and GameStop Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.36 on 3/24/15. As a percentage of MW's recent stock price of $48.31, this dividend works out to approximately 0.37%, so look for shares of Men's Wearhouse, Inc. to trade 0.37% lower - all else being equal - when MW shares open for trading on 3/13/15. Similarly, investors should look for MNRO to open 0.21% lower in price and for GME to open 0.88% lower, all else being equal.
Below are dividend history charts for MW, MNRO, and GME, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.
Men's Wearhouse, Inc. (Symbol: MW) :
Monro Muffler Brake, Inc. (Symbol: MNRO) :
GameStop Corp (Symbol: GME) :
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 1.49% for Men's Wearhouse, Inc. , 0.83% for Monro Muffler Brake, Inc., and 3.53% for GameStop Corp.
In Wednesday trading, Men's Wearhouse, Inc. shares are currently up about 0.9%, Monro Muffler Brake, Inc. shares are down about 0.3%, and GameStop Corp shares are up about 0.2% on the day.
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