Shares of Deluxe Corp., a Shoreview, Minn.-based provider of printing and promotional products and services, are down more than 20% year-to-date but are still up about 5% in the past 52 weeks. The stock was changing hands late Wednesday at $20.37. The company is a steady earner that's struggling for topline growth. Third-quarter results are expected on Oct. 27, and the average estimate of analysts polled by Thomson Reuters is for a profit of 75 cents a share in the September-ended period on revenue of $357.9 million, flat with its earnings per share in the first two quarters of fiscal 2011. Deluxe also has a considerable debt load, totaling $753 million as of June 30, and the company's cash balance is less than $20 million.
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/11/14, Lincoln Educational Services Corp will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.02, payable on 12/31/14. As a percentage of LINC's recent stock price of $3.02, this dividend works out to approximately 0.66%, so look for shares of Lincoln Educational Services Corp to trade 0.66% lower — all else being equal — when LINC shares open for trading on 12/11/14.