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Ex-Dividend Reminder: Nucor, International Flavors & Fragrances and Amdocs

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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 12/28/18, Nucor Corp. (Symbol: NUE), International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (Symbol: IFF), and Amdocs Ltd. (Symbol: DOX) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Nucor Corp. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.40 on 2/11/19, International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.73 on 1/7/19, and Amdocs Ltd. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.25 on 1/18/19. As a percentage of NUE's recent stock price of $50.40, this dividend works out to approximately 0.79%, so look for shares of Nucor Corp. to trade 0.79% lower - all else being equal - when NUE shares open for trading on 12/28/18. Similarly, investors should look for IFF to open 0.57% lower in price and for DOX to open 0.44% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for NUE, IFF, and DOX, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Nucor Corp. (Symbol: NUE) :

NUE+Dividend+History+Chart

International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (Symbol: IFF) :

IFF+Dividend+History+Chart

Amdocs Ltd. (Symbol: DOX) :

DOX+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 3.17% for Nucor Corp., 2.29% for International Flavors & Fragrances Inc., and 1.75% for Amdocs Ltd..

In Wednesday trading, Nucor Corp. shares are currently up about 0.7%, International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. shares are up about 2%, and Amdocs Ltd. 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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