Ex-Dividend Reminder: Publix Super Markets, Hormel Foods and Children's Place

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 4/12/19, Publix Super Markets Inc (Symbol: PUSH), Hormel Foods Corp. (Symbol: HRL), and Children's Place Inc (Symbol: PLCE) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Publix Super Markets Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.30 on 5/1/19, Hormel Foods Corp. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.21 on 5/15/19, and Children's Place Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.56 on 4/26/19. As a percentage of PUSH's recent stock price of $40.00, this dividend works out to approximately 0.75%, so look for shares of Publix Super Markets Inc to trade 0.75% lower — all else being equal — when PUSH shares open for trading on 4/12/19. Similarly, investors should look for HRL to open 0.50% lower in price and for PLCE to open 0.55% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for PUSH, HRL, and PLCE, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Publix Super Markets Inc (Symbol: PUSH):


Hormel Foods Corp. (Symbol: HRL):


Children's Place Inc (Symbol: PLCE):


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 3.00% for Publix Super Markets Inc, 2.01% for Hormel Foods Corp., and 2.18% for Children's Place Inc .

In Wednesday trading, Publix Super Markets Inc shares are currently trading flat, Hormel Foods Corp. shares are off about 0.1%, and Children's Place Inc shares are up about 0.7% on the day.

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