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Ex-Dividend Reminder: Xcel Energy, DENTSPLY SIRONA and Zimmer Biomet Holdings

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 12/27/18, Xcel Energy Inc (Symbol: XEL), DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc (Symbol: XRAY), and Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc (Symbol: ZBH) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Xcel Energy Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.38 on 1/20/19, DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.0875 on 1/11/19, and Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.24 on 1/31/19. As a percentage of XEL's recent stock price of $49.02, this dividend works out to approximately 0.78%, so look for shares of Xcel Energy Inc to trade 0.78% lower - all else being equal - when XEL shares open for trading on 12/27/18. Similarly, investors should look for XRAY to open 0.25% lower in price and for ZBH to open 0.24% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for XEL, XRAY, and ZBH, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Xcel Energy Inc (Symbol: XEL) :

DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc (Symbol: XRAY) :

Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc (Symbol: ZBH) :

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 3.10% for Xcel Energy Inc, 0.98% for DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc, and 0.97% for Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc.

In Wednesday trading, Xcel Energy Inc shares are currently up about 0.9%, DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc shares are up about 0.2%, and Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc shares are up about 1.4% 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.

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