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Ex-Dividend Reminder: Washington REIT, American Homes 4 Rent and Simmons First National

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 3/14/18, Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (Symbol: WRE), American Homes 4 Rent (Symbol: AMH), and Simmons First National Corp (Symbol: SFNC) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Washington Real Estate Investment Trust will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.30 on 3/29/18, American Homes 4 Rent will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.05 on 4/2/18, and Simmons First National Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.15 on 4/5/18. As a percentage of WRE's recent stock price of $26.56, this dividend works out to approximately 1.13%, so look for shares of Washington Real Estate Investment Trust to trade 1.13% lower - all else being equal - when WRE shares open for trading on 3/14/18. Similarly, investors should look for AMH to open 0.25% lower in price and for SFNC to open 0.49% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for WRE, AMH, and SFNC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (Symbol: WRE) :

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American Homes 4 Rent (Symbol: AMH) :

AMH+Dividend+History+Chart

Simmons First National Corp (Symbol: SFNC) :

SFNC+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 4.52% for Washington Real Estate Investment Trust, 1.02% for American Homes 4 Rent, and 1.96% for Simmons First National Corp.

In Monday trading, Washington Real Estate Investment Trust shares are currently down about 0.3%, American Homes 4 Rent shares are off about 0.4%, and Simmons First National Corp shares are up about 0.4% 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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