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Ex-Dividend Reminder: Visa, Pitney Bowes and Multi-Color

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 2/14/19, Visa Inc (Symbol: V), Pitney Bowes Inc (Symbol: PBI), and Multi-Color Corp. (Symbol: LABL) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Visa Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.25 on 3/5/19, Pitney Bowes Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.05 on 3/11/19, and Multi-Color Corp. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.05 on 3/1/19. As a percentage of V's recent stock price of $141.74, this dividend works out to approximately 0.18%, so look for shares of Visa Inc to trade 0.18% lower - all else being equal - when V shares open for trading on 2/14/19. Similarly, investors should look for PBI to open 0.69% lower in price and for LABL to open 0.12% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for V, PBI, and LABL, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Visa Inc (Symbol: V) :

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Pitney Bowes Inc (Symbol: PBI) :

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Multi-Color Corp. (Symbol: LABL) :

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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 0.71% for Visa Inc, 2.76% for Pitney Bowes Inc, and 0.47% for Multi-Color Corp..

In Tuesday trading, Visa Inc shares are currently up about 0.7%, Pitney Bowes Inc shares are up about 0.5%, and Multi-Color Corp. shares are down about 17.1% 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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