Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 12/15/15, PrivateBancorp, Inc. (Symbol: PVTB), Camden Property Trust (Symbol: CPT), and Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd (Symbol: ENH) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. PrivateBancorp, Inc. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.01 on 12/31/15, Camden Property Trust will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.70 on 1/15/16, and Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.35 on 12/31/15. As a percentage of PVTB's recent stock price of $41.36, this dividend works out to approximately 0.02%, so look for shares of PrivateBancorp, Inc. to trade 0.02% lower - all else being equal - when PVTB shares open for trading on 12/15/15. Similarly, investors should look for CPT to open 0.94% lower in price and for ENH to open 0.55% lower, all else being equal.
Below are dividend history charts for PVTB, CPT, and ENH, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.
PrivateBancorp, Inc. (Symbol: PVTB) :
Camden Property Trust (Symbol: CPT) :
Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd (Symbol: ENH) :
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 0.10% for PrivateBancorp, Inc., 3.77% for Camden Property Trust, and 2.20% for Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd.
In Friday trading, PrivateBancorp, Inc. shares are currently down about 1.7%, Camden Property Trust shares are down about 0.6%, and Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd shares are down about 0.8% on the day.