Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 2/21/19, TE Connectivity Ltd (Symbol: TEL), International Paper Co (Symbol: IP), and Vulcan Materials Co (Symbol: VMC) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. TE Connectivity Ltd will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.44 on 3/8/19, International Paper Co will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.50 on 3/15/19, and Vulcan Materials Co will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.31 on 3/8/19. As a percentage of TEL's recent stock price of $81.98, this dividend works out to approximately 0.54%, so look for shares of TE Connectivity Ltd to trade 0.54% lower - all else being equal - when TEL shares open for trading on 2/21/19. Similarly, investors should look for IP to open 1.06% lower in price and for VMC to open 0.27% lower, all else being equal.
Below are dividend history charts for TEL, IP, and VMC, 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 2.15% for TE Connectivity Ltd, 4.25% for International Paper Co, and 1.10% for Vulcan Materials Co .
In Tuesday trading, TE Connectivity Ltd shares are currently down about 0.2%, International Paper Co shares are down about 0.3%, and Vulcan Materials Co shares are off about 0.3% on the day.