Ex-Dividend Reminder: Commercial Metals, Atlas Energy And Exterran Holdings

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 11/7/14, Commercial Metals Co. (CMC), Atlas Energy LP (ATLS), and Exterran Holdings Inc (EXH) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Commercial Metals Co. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.12 on 11/26/14, Atlas Energy LP will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.52 on 11/20/14, and Exterran Holdings Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.15 on 11/17/14.

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As a percentage of CMC's recent stock price of $16.29, this dividend works out to approximately 0.74%, so look for shares of Commercial Metals Co. to trade 0.74% lower — all else being equal — when CMC shares open for trading on 11/7/14. Similarly, investors should look for ATLS to open 1.40% lower in price and for EXH to open 0.43% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for CMC, ATLS, and EXH, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Commercial Metals Co. (CMC):

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Atlas Energy LP (ATLS):

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Exterran Holdings Inc (EXH):

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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 2.95% for Commercial Metals Co., 5.62% for Atlas Energy LP, and 1.73% for Exterran Holdings Inc.

In Wednesday trading, Commercial Metals Co. shares are currently off about 0.1%, Atlas Energy LP shares are up about 1.4%, and Exterran Holdings Inc shares are down about 0.9% on the day.

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