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Ex-Dividend Reminder: Uniti Group, KKR Real Estate Finance Trust and Ryman Hospitality Properties

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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 12/28/18, Uniti Group Inc (Symbol: UNIT), KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc (Symbol: KREF), and Ryman Hospitality Properties Inc (Symbol: RHP) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Uniti Group Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.60 on 1/15/19, KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.43 on 1/11/19, and Ryman Hospitality Properties Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.85 on 1/15/19. As a percentage of UNIT's recent stock price of $15.13, this dividend works out to approximately 3.97%, so look for shares of Uniti Group Inc to trade 3.97% lower - all else being equal - when UNIT shares open for trading on 12/28/18. Similarly, investors should look for KREF to open 2.28% lower in price and for RHP to open 1.29% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for UNIT, KREF, and RHP, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Uniti Group Inc (Symbol: UNIT) :

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KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc (Symbol: KREF) :

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Ryman Hospitality Properties Inc (Symbol: RHP) :

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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 recent dividends from these companies are likely to continue. If they do continue, the current estimated yields on annualized basis would be 15.87% for Uniti Group Inc, 9.11% for KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc, and 5.16% for Ryman Hospitality Properties Inc.

In Wednesday trading, Uniti Group Inc shares are currently up about 1.6%, KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc shares are up about 0.7%, and Ryman Hospitality Properties Inc shares are up about 0.3% 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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