Ex-Dividend Reminder: Texas Pacific Land Trust, UMB Financial and UnitedHealth Group

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 3/8/18, Texas Pacific Land Trust (Symbol: TPL), UMB Financial Corp (Symbol: UMBF), and UnitedHealth Group Inc (Symbol: UNH) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Texas Pacific Land Trust will pay its annual dividend of $1.05 on 3/16/18, UMB Financial Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.29 on 4/2/18, and UnitedHealth Group Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.75 on 3/20/18. As a percentage of TPL's recent stock price of $541.20, this dividend works out to approximately 0.19%, so look for shares of Texas Pacific Land Trust to trade 0.19% lower - all else being equal - when TPL shares open for trading on 3/8/18. Similarly, investors should look for UMBF to open 0.38% lower in price and for UNH to open 0.33% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for TPL, UMBF, and UNH, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Texas Pacific Land Trust (Symbol: TPL) :


UMB Financial Corp (Symbol: UMBF) :


UnitedHealth Group Inc (Symbol: UNH) :


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 0.19% for Texas Pacific Land Trust, 1.54% for UMB Financial Corp, and 1.32% for UnitedHealth Group Inc.

In Tuesday trading, Texas Pacific Land Trust shares are currently up about 3.2%, UMB Financial Corp shares are trading flat, and UnitedHealth Group Inc shares are off about 0.3% on the day.

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