Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, Meridian Bancorp, Inc (NASDAQ:ABSB), Seagate Technology PLC (NYSE:STX) and Sabre Corp (NASDAQ:SABR) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends on 6/19/17.
Meridian Bancorp will pay its quarterly dividend of 4 cents per share on 7/5/17, Seagate Technology will pay its quarterly dividend of 63 cents per share on 7/5/17, and Sabre will pay its quarterly dividend of 14 cents per share on 6/30/17.
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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 recent dividends from these companies are likely to continue.
If they do continue, the current estimated yields on annualized basis would be 0.94% for Meridian Bancorp, 6.14% for Seagate Technology and 2.48% for Sabre.
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