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Ex-Dividend Reminder: National Health Investors, Spirit Realty Capital and Four Corners Property Trust

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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 12/28/16, National Health Investors, Inc. (Symbol: NHI), Spirit Realty Capital, Inc (Symbol: SRC), and Four Corners Property Trust Inc (Symbol: FCPT) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. National Health Investors, Inc. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.90 on 1/31/17, Spirit Realty Capital, Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.18 on 1/13/17, and Four Corners Property Trust Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.2425 on 1/13/17. As a percentage of NHI's recent stock price of $73.01, this dividend works out to approximately 1.23%, so look for shares of National Health Investors, Inc. to trade 1.23% lower - all else being equal - when NHI shares open for trading on 12/28/16. Similarly, investors should look for SRC to open 1.69% lower in price and for FCPT to open 1.21% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for NHI, SRC, and FCPT, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

National Health Investors, Inc. (Symbol: NHI) :

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Spirit Realty Capital, Inc (Symbol: SRC) :

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Four Corners Property Trust Inc (Symbol: FCPT) :

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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 recent dividends from these companies are likely to continue. If they do continue, the current estimated yields on annualized basis would be 4.93% for National Health Investors, Inc., 6.78% for Spirit Realty Capital, Inc , and 4.84% for Four Corners Property Trust Inc.

In Tuesday trading, National Health Investors, Inc. shares are currently off about 0.2%, Spirit Realty Capital, Inc shares are off about 0.4%, and Four Corners Property Trust Inc shares are up about 0.5% 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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