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Ex-Dividend Reminder: CNO Financial Group, Washington REIT and Broadridge Financial Solutions

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 3/12/14, CNO Financial Group Inc (CNO), Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (WRE), and Broadridge Financial Solutions (BR) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. CNO Financial Group Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.06 on 3/24/14, Washington Real Estate Investment Trust will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.30 on 3/31/14, and Broadridge Financial Solutions will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.21 on 4/1/14.

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As a percentage of CNO's recent stock price of $18.93, this dividend works out to approximately 0.32%, so look for shares of CNO Financial Group Inc to trade 0.32% lower — all else being equal — when CNO shares open for trading on 3/12/14. Similarly, investors should look for WRE to open 1.22% lower in price and for BR to open 0.54% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for CNO, WRE, and BR, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

CNO Financial Group Inc (CNO):

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Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (WRE):

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Broadridge Financial Solutions (BR):

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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 1.27% for CNO Financial Group Inc, 4.88% for Washington Real Estate Investment Trust, and 2.17% for Broadridge Financial Solutions.

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