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Ex-Dividend Reminder: Watts Water Technologies, Allison Transmission Holdings and Multi-Color

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 8/13/15, Watts Water Technologies Inc (Symbol: WTS), Allison Transmission Holdings Inc (Symbol: ALSN), and Multi-Color Corp. (Symbol: LABL) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Watts Water Technologies Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.17 on 8/28/15, Allison Transmission Holdings Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.15 on 8/28/15, and Multi-Color Corp. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.05 on 9/1/15. As a percentage of WTS's recent stock price of $56.44, this dividend works out to approximately 0.30%, so look for shares of Watts Water Technologies Inc to trade 0.30% lower - all else being equal - when WTS shares open for trading on 8/13/15. Similarly, investors should look for ALSN to open 0.51% lower in price and for LABL to open 0.07% lower, all else being equal.

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

Watts Water Technologies Inc (Symbol: WTS) :

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Allison Transmission Holdings Inc (Symbol: ALSN) :

ALSN+Dividend+History+Chart

Multi-Color Corp. (Symbol: LABL) :

LABL+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 1.20% for Watts Water Technologies Inc, 2.04% for Allison Transmission Holdings Inc, and 0.28% for Multi-Color Corp..

In Tuesday trading, Watts Water Technologies Inc shares are currently off about 0.9%, Allison Transmission Holdings Inc shares are off about 1.5%, and Multi-Color Corp. shares are up about 0.9% 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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