Ex-Dividend Reminder: Jones Lang LaSalle, BOK Financial and Provident Financial Services

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 11/12/14, Jones Lang LaSalle Inc (JLL), BOK Financial Corp. (BOKF), and Provident Financial Services Inc (PFS) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Jones Lang LaSalle Inc will pay its semi-annual dividend of $0.25 on 12/15/14, BOK Financial Corp. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.42 on 12/1/14, and Provident Financial Services Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.15 on 11/28/14.

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As a percentage of JLL's recent stock price of $139.81, this dividend works out to approximately 0.18%, so look for shares of Jones Lang LaSalle Inc to trade 0.18% lower — all else being equal — when JLL shares open for trading on 11/12/14. Similarly, investors should look for BOKF to open 0.61% lower in price and for PFS to open 0.82% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for JLL, BOKF, and PFS, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Jones Lang LaSalle Inc (JLL):

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BOK Financial Corp. (BOKF):

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Provident Financial Services Inc (PFS):

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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 0.36% for Jones Lang LaSalle Inc, 2.45% for BOK Financial Corp., and 3.30% for Provident Financial Services Inc.

In Monday trading, Jones Lang LaSalle Inc shares are currently up about 0.2%, BOK Financial Corp. shares are up about 0.3%, and Provident Financial Services Inc shares are up about 0.2% on the day.

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