Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 6/6/18, PotlatchDeltic Corp (Symbol: PCH), Blackrock Inc (Symbol: BLK), and Albany International Corp (Symbol: AIN) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. PotlatchDeltic Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.40 on 6/29/18, Blackrock Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $2.88 on 6/21/18, and Albany International Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.17 on 7/9/18. As a percentage of PCH's recent stock price of $51.50, this dividend works out to approximately 0.78%, so look for shares of PotlatchDeltic Corp to trade 0.78% lower - all else being equal - when PCH shares open for trading on 6/6/18. Similarly, investors should look for BLK to open 0.53% lower in price and for AIN to open 0.27% lower, all else being equal.
Below are dividend history charts for PCH, BLK, and AIN, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.
PotlatchDeltic Corp (Symbol: PCH) :
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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 3.11% for PotlatchDeltic Corp, 2.12% for Blackrock Inc, and 1.09% for Albany International Corp.
In Monday trading, PotlatchDeltic Corp shares are currently up about 0.7%, Blackrock Inc shares are up about 0.6%, and Albany International Corp shares are up about 0.9% on the day.