Ex-Dividend Reminder: Texas Roadhouse, Twenty-First Century Fox and News Corp

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 3/13/18, Texas Roadhouse Inc (Symbol: TXRH), Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (Symbol: FOX), and News Corp (Symbol: NWS) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Texas Roadhouse Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.25 on 3/29/18, Twenty-First Century Fox Inc will pay its semi-annual dividend of $0.18 on 4/18/18, and News Corp will pay its semi-annual dividend of $0.10 on 4/18/18. As a percentage of TXRH's recent stock price of $57.74, this dividend works out to approximately 0.43%, so look for shares of Texas Roadhouse Inc to trade 0.43% lower - all else being equal - when TXRH shares open for trading on 3/13/18. Similarly, investors should look for FOX to open 0.49% lower in price and for NWS to open 0.61% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for TXRH, FOX, and NWS, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Texas Roadhouse Inc (Symbol: TXRH) :


Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (Symbol: FOX) :


News Corp (Symbol: NWS) :


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 1.73% for Texas Roadhouse Inc, 0.97% for Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, and 1.21% for News Corp .

In Friday trading, Texas Roadhouse Inc shares are currently off about 0.2%, Twenty-First Century Fox Inc shares are up about 0.4%, and News Corp shares are up about 0.6% on the day.

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The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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