Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 12/14/17, Restaurant Brands International Inc (Symbol: QSR), Maxar Technologies Ltd (Symbol: MAXR), and OM Asset Management plc (Symbol: OMAM) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Restaurant Brands International Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.21 on 1/3/18, Maxar Technologies Ltd will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.37 on 12/29/17, and OM Asset Management plc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.09 on 12/29/17. As a percentage of QSR's recent stock price of $60.45, this dividend works out to approximately 0.35%, so look for shares of Restaurant Brands International Inc to trade 0.35% lower - all else being equal - when QSR shares open for trading on 12/14/17. Similarly, investors should look for MAXR to open 0.56% lower in price and for OMAM to open 0.55% lower, all else being equal.
Below are dividend history charts for QSR, MAXR, and OMAM, 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 recent dividends from these companies are likely to continue. If they do continue, the current estimated yields on annualized basis would be 1.39% for Restaurant Brands International Inc, 2.24% for Maxar Technologies Ltd, and 2.20% for OM Asset Management plc.
In Tuesday trading, Restaurant Brands International Inc shares are currently trading flat, Maxar Technologies Ltd shares are up about 0.1%, and OM Asset Management plc shares are up about 1.5% on the day.