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.
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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 recen t 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.