Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 1/27/14, ADT Corp (ADT) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.20, payable on 2/19/14. As a percentage of ADT's recent stock price of $39.33, this dividend works out to approximately 0.51%, so look for shares of ADT Corp to trade 0.51% lower — all else being equal — when ADT shares open for trading on 1/27/14.
Below is a dividend history chart for ADT, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.20 declared by ADT Corp:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from ADT is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.03% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, ADT makes up 2.40% of the Dynamic Industrials Sector Portfolio ETF (PRN) which is trading lower by about 0.6% on the day Thursday.
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