Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 2/27/19, RLI Corp (Symbol: RLI), Newmark Group Inc (Symbol: NMRK), and SunTrust Banks Inc (Symbol: STI) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. RLI Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.22 on 3/20/19, Newmark Group Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.09 on 3/13/19, and SunTrust Banks Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.50 on 3/15/19. As a percentage of RLI's recent stock price of $71.37, this dividend works out to approximately 0.31%, so look for shares of RLI Corp to trade 0.31% lower - all else being equal - when RLI shares open for trading on 2/27/19. Similarly, investors should look for NMRK to open 0.88% lower in price and for STI to open 0.75% lower, all else being equal.
Below are dividend history charts for RLI, NMRK, and STI, 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 1.23% for RLI Corp, 3.51% for Newmark Group Inc, and 3.00% for SunTrust Banks Inc.
In Monday trading, RLI Corp shares are currently up about 0.1%, Newmark Group Inc shares are trading flat, and SunTrust Banks Inc shares are up about 0.6% on the day.