3 Dividend Stocks Are About to Pay Off

Keep an eye on ex-dividend dates

   

3 Dividend Stocks Are About to Pay Off

Aaron’s (AAN), Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) and Home Depot (HD) will all trade ex-dividend on Tuesday for their respective upcoming dividends. Aaron’s will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.021 on July 3 Abercrombie & Fitch pays its quarterly dividend of $0.20 on June 17, and Home Depot will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.47 on June 19.

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As a percentage of AAN’s recent stock price of $32.84, this dividend works out to approximately 0.06%, so look for shares of Aaron’s to trade 0.06% lower — all else being equal — when AAN shares open for trading on Tuesday. Similarly, investors should look for ANF to open 0.54% lower in price and for HD to open 0.59% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for AAN, ANF, and HD, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Aaron’s:

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Abercrombie & Fitch

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Home Depot

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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 of dividend stocks 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 0.26% for Aaron’s, 2.14% for Abercrombie & Fitch, and 2.35% for Home Depot.


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