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Ex-Dividend Reminder: Travelport Worldwide, General Motors and VFC

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 9/6/17, Travelport Worldwide Ltd (Symbol: TVPT), General Motors Co. (Symbol: GM), and VF Corp. (Symbol: VFC) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Travelport Worldwide Ltd will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.075 on 9/21/17, General Motors Co. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.38 on 9/22/17, and VF Corp. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.42 on 9/18/17. As a percentage of TVPT's recent stock price of $15.14, this dividend works out to approximately 0.50%, so look for shares of Travelport Worldwide Ltd to trade 0.50% lower - all else being equal - when TVPT shares open for trading on 9/6/17. Similarly, investors should look for GM to open 1.03% lower in price and for VFC to open 0.66% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for TVPT, GM, and VFC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Travelport Worldwide Ltd (Symbol: TVPT) :

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General Motors Co. (Symbol: GM) :

GM+Dividend+History+Chart

VF Corp. (Symbol: VFC) :

VFC+Dividend+History+Chart

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 1.98% for Travelport Worldwide Ltd, 4.10% for General Motors Co., and 2.63% for VF Corp..

In Tuesday trading, Travelport Worldwide Ltd shares are currently off about 0.5%, General Motors Co. shares are down about 0.9%, and VF Corp. shares are up about 0.5% 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.


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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